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FARM ANIMALS FOR THE POOR

Provide the gift of baby chicks, pigs and goats to a poor Jamaican family.

Recommended Gift: $165 subsidizes one family’s animal husbandry business for a year.

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In the mountains of Mandeville, Jamaica, far from the tourist locations, poor families find themselves trapped in crushing poverty with no resources to improve their lives. The people in the countryside seek shelter in simple housing and often lack sufficient food, water and basic healthcare. Cross Catholic Outreach is partnering with the local diocese to empower the poor to start their own microbusinesses. By gifting farm animals, heads of households will have a small but valuable source of income to support their families, which will provide a sustainable source of income. 

A generous gift of $165 subsidizes one family’s animal husbandry business for an entire year.

Donations from this campaign will be used to cover any expenditures to provide Christmas Catalog items to families and children in need incurred through June 30, 2020, the close of our ministry’s fiscal year. In the event that more funds are raised than needed to fully fund the project, the excess funds, if any, will be used to meet the most urgent needs of the ministry.