2-for-1 Matched Goats until December 25*

BUY A GOAT FOR A FAMILY IN AFRICA

Buy a Goat today for just $75 and help two African moms change the lives of her children.

*Charity goats matched up to a max. of $50,000 thanks to a special group of CFTC donors.

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2-for-1 Goats until December 25*

BUY A GOAT FOR A FAMILY IN AFRICA

Buy a Goat for just $75 and we'll match it! Help two African moms change the lives of her children today.

*Charity goats matched up to a max. of $50,000 thanks to a special group of CFTC donors.

Buy a Goat to Empower Moms


Food

For children who are at risk of malnutrition, the complete protein derived from goats is critical to improving their health. Goats also provide a source of milk and cheese for families, which can be consumed or traded for other food produce.

Training

Goats are distributed through Village Savings and Loans Associations – microfinance programs that teach women effective animal care and breeding techniques as part of overall literacy and numeracy, business and marketing training.

Independence

While gender equality training is an important part of our programs, many women in sub-saharan Africa are still prevented from owning land. Fortunately, goats take up little space so when you buy a goat you're giving a mom financial independence and the chance to lift her family out of poverty.

Income

Goats are great at producing other goats; quickly and relatively easily. As a result, one goat quickly becomes the foundation for a growing herd that offers families income for the long-term either by trading up to other livestock such as cows or using the income to start a small business (see Woinshet's story below).

buy a goat - Woinshet standing at here new fridge
buy a goat - Woinshet feeding her goats
I sold 10 goats for 6,850 birr, and bought a deep freezer and fridge and started selling cold drinks.

As a result, I've doubled my daily average income plus I still have 13 goats in good condition. Woinshet Tefera, 34-YEAR-OLD WIDOW From ETHIOPIA

How It Works


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Buy a Goat here. We'll source it there

The goat you purchase will be sourced locally, i.e. as close to the recipient as possible. This approach provides an extra boost to local economies while keeping transport costs to a minimum.

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Send a Free Card to a Special Somebody

With each goat you buy you will be able to select a FREE Printed, PDF or eCard to send to a special somebody. Card designs include holiday (pictured), goat-themed, birthday, teacher, wedding plus many more. You can also buy a goat without selecting a card.

Buy a goat and receive this holiday card showing a smiling African girl and christmas decorations in the background
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Pay & Instantly Receive a Tax Receipt

When you order a goat online you will immediately receive a charitable tax receipt in PDF format by email. You can pay for your goat donation using a credit card (Visa, MasterCard or Amex) or via PayPal. Canadian Feed The Children is a registered Canadian charity.

Why Canadian Feed The Children


Award-Winning

We are an award-winning organization. We were named as a Financial Post’s Charity of the Year in 2016 and 2017, a Charity Intelligence Top 100 Rated Charity in 2018 and a MoneySense Top 100 Charity 2019.

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Accredited

We are an accredited member of Imagine Canada as well as a Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance Member.

Transparent

We are transparent, trustworthy, and accountable. You can read our publicly available financial statements in our annual report here.

On a Mission

Our mission is to unlock children’s potential through community-led action in Canada and around the world.

Buy a goat and help parents send their kids to school like the African children pictured who are posing for a photo in their school uniforms

Frequently Asked Questions


Payment Options

You can purchase goats online using MasterCard, Visa, American Express or PayPal. You can also buy a goat by calling 1-800-387-1221 between 9am – 5pm EST, Monday to Friday.

© 2018 Canadian Feed The Children

Canadian Feed The Children is a Canadian Registered Charity. Charitable Registration Number 118830983 RR0001