Helping farmers have access to water, all year round, whatever the weather.

Having enough water for both crops and family use can be an issue for African farmers, particularly as weather patterns have become more uncertain due to the climate crisis. With the help of gifts like this, you’ll support families with the skills to build and maintain a rainwater catchment tank. These clever storage areas capture rainwater runoff, usually from the roof of the house, directing any surplus into the tank. This means that no matter when the rainy season comes, precious water is available.

  • When you buy a gift from Send a Cow, you’re making a donation to help families develop their own solutions so they can grow a better future including tools, livestock and training. Your gift is spent wherever the need is greatest across the countries we work in, making a huge difference to the lives of families living in some of the poorest regions of rural Africa.
  • We will aim to dispatch Gift Card orders within 5 working days of your order being received by us. All Gift Card orders are sent 2nd class Royal Mail. Order by 10 December for Christmas delivery. Our Ecards are available right up until the big day.
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Helping farmers have access to water, all year round, whatever the weather.

Having enough water for both crops and family use can be an issue for African farmers, particularly as weather patterns have become more uncertain due to the climate crisis. With the help of gifts like this, you’ll support families with the skills to build and maintain a rainwater catchment tank. These clever storage areas capture rainwater runoff, usually from the roof of the house, directing any surplus into the tank. This means that no matter when the rainy season comes, precious water is available.

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Charles, Uganda

Before we learned about rainwater harvesting, I would spend over an hour collecting water – but now it is right here! Also, during the dry season our animals always need a lot of water, so water collecting became time consuming. Now that has reduced as I have water all the time.

Charles, Uganda
  • When you buy a gift from Send a Cow, you’re making a donation to help families develop their own solutions so they can grow a better future including tools, livestock and training. Your gift is spent wherever the need is greatest across the countries we work in, making a huge difference to the lives of families living in some of the poorest regions of rural Africa.
  • We will aim to dispatch Gift Card orders within 5 working days of your order being received by us. All Gift Card orders are sent 2nd class Royal Mail. Order by 10 December for Christmas delivery. Our Ecards are available right up until the big day.
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Charles, Uganda

Before we learned about rainwater harvesting, I would spend over an hour collecting water – but now it is right here! Also, during the dry season our animals always need a lot of water, so water collecting became time consuming. Now that has reduced as I have water all the time.

Charles, Uganda