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Stories from Africa

December 3, 2018
“Big Lottery and Send a Cow have restored my hope”

10 years ago, Francis Nyeko (42) was left devastated after his wife left him because of his disability (amongst other reasons.) The couple had four children and Francis...

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December 3, 2018
“We wanted to say to God, this person is a human being.”

On a recent trip to western Kenya, I was struck by the love and compassion of one particular group I met. The Nasira Support Group began working with...

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November 8, 2018
“I am no longer ashamed of my village, thanks to Send a Cow”

  22 year old Winnifred Nabirye has lived in Nagamuli village in Bulopa Sub County for most of her life. She says that her community was the most...

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September 12, 2018
Anna Tembo

Anna Tembo is 36 years old and lives in the village of Mumbi in Ongolwe Ward, Petauke District, Zambia. She is married to John Chiponya Lungu (39) and...

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September 10, 2018
A tale of two projects

Earlier this year I had the incredible experience of visiting Send a Cow’s work in Ethiopia to produce two short films for them. The first week was spent...

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August 28, 2018
Mercy Akinyi

You may remember Mercy, whose story inspired our Mother & Child appeal last Christmas. Mercy was struggling to feed her family and support her disabled mother. The family...

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August 28, 2018
A man with a plan

Weche Wantisa (30) has the most beautiful and organised farm, with terracing, fodder planting along the boundaries and raised beds. He lives in Gamo Gofa, Ethiopia with his...

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August 9, 2018
Farming for 30 years

In 1988 a group of UK dairy farmers sent 32 of their cows to help struggling families in the Mityana district of Uganda. It was the beginning of...

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August 6, 2018
“Our daughters have a great chance for equality”

Almaz Korja lives in Bonke, Ethiopia, with her husband, Abebe, and six children. "Before Send a Cow, we were in severe pain. We had no significant income. We...

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July 19, 2018
Alice Namukose

Alice is 47 years old and lives in Luuka District, Uganda. “I dropped out of school at senior two because my parents were unable to pay for my...

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