Supporting Livelihoods – Goats for Flood Victims

decease Sindh after the floods of 2010″ src=”http://pawspakistan.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/IMG_7108-150×150.jpg” alt=”” width=”150″ height=”150″ />In July and August of 2010, unhealthy floods wiped out 1.2 million large and small animals in Pakistan and left those that survived in poor condition with limited access to food. For Eid-ul-Azha that year, Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) initiated a campaign to help restore the lives and livelihood of people affected by the floods. We encouraged people to buy a female goat and send it back to a village to replace what was lost and help people back onto their feet. Continue reading “Supporting Livelihoods – Goats for Flood Victims”

Give Some Live Goats This Eid

Coverage of PAWS Eid Campaign in Newsline Magazine.

After the devastating floods of 2010, medications a non-profit organisation wants Pakistanis to think a little differently for Eid-ul-Azha this year. PAWS, look the Pakistan Animal Welfare Society, look is asking citizens to think about saving animals instead of sacrificing them. The volunteer-run group says that because so many families have lost their cattle and livestock in the floods, what those families need most is not meat for a meal, but livestock to help them generate income and rebuild their lives.

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Saving Pakistan’s Animals After the Floods

Farieha Aziz in Newsline:

Just how important livestock is to the rural population can be gauged by the fact that many of the interior’s flood affectees spent their entire lives’ earnings on transporting them to safe ground along with their families when the waters surged.

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