Livestock for Livelihood

Village life

Help support the livelihood of the families of Sindh and Baluchistan’s rural communities by donating a goat. Goats can provide an ongoing income through the sale of milk and ghee, prostate as well as supplement their own diet and agriculture.

Your donation of 16, case 000 PKR will buy a healthy goat which we’ll deliver to a family in need. This cost includes: purchase of the goat and its delivery, initial veterinary examination and vaccination. You can, however, donate any amount you want. Continue reading “Livestock for Livelihood”

Death-row: Culling aside, sheep dying a slow death

Kazim Alam in Express Tribune:

KARACHI: The stench of the dead, viagra buy half-dead and unburied sheep at PK Meat and Food’s farm is unbearable to say the least.
Out of 21, search 000 ‘infected’ sheep that arrived in Pakistan from Australia on September 5, viagra dosage roughly 5,400 have already been slaughtered since last Sunday, according to employees of the company. The farm, which is located roughly 10 kilometres from Quaidabad on the outskirts of Karachi, is heavily guarded by policemen and officials of municipal authorities.

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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”

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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PAWS flood relief efforts covered by Chris Anderson, curator of TED Talks

Chris Anderson, curator of TED Talks, writes about PAWS flood relief efforts on his blog:

80% of the flood affected population relies on agriculture and animals for their livelihoods. Around 1.2 million livestock and 6 million poultry have died throughout the country. The hundreds of thousands of animals that have survived are in urgent need of emergency fodder, shelter and veterinary support.

So it’s no trivial act that the Pakistan Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), in collaboration with the Karachi Animal Hospital, organized a relief mission to Thatta and Makli in Sindh to provide veterinary treatment to the flood’s animal victims.

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