With Mothers Day around the corner, there is no better time to reach out to your family with a joyful message. At Send a Cow, we have some quirky gifts that will not only bring a smile to your loved one, but will support families in rural Africa to become a force for change. Meet some of the people we work with to find out more:
Mariam has taken part in the Agriculture for Women with Disability Activity project. As a peer farmer, she now mobilises her neighbours and represents women with disabilities at a sub-county level!
“We now have the confidence, unity; it has connected us with many people across these districts... We are treated equally, caring and sharing."
Do you know an amazing woman like Mariam? Show your admiration with a Women Leaders gift
Abebech & Tigistu, Ethiopia
Training in activities like beekeeping not only help families diversify their income but increase crop yield and biodiversity. For Abebech and Tigistu, the extra income meant they could invest in their children's education:
“Now my son is an engineer because of Send a Cow. He dropped out previously but now he is able to go to University to study engineering."
Do you know a nature lover? Send them a Brilliant Beehive gift to let them know you're thinking of them.
We all of the benefits trees offer for the climate, but for mothers like Josephine, trees can also offer nutritional nuts and fruit to keep their children healthy.
“We used to just eat boiled cassava and sweet potatoes. Now we eat a balanced diet and we eat three times a day."
Do you have a brilliant maternal figure in your life? Plant a Top-Notch Tree for them!