Kids 4 Kidz Goat Program

photo of boy and young goat

A great way to give a meaningful gift!

This program is especially important, as it directly helps families for whom it is difficult or impossible to afford food and education because of unavailability, inflation, and hosting family members moving back to the country after being forced out of Port au Prince.

Program Highlights:

  • Young people are given one or two female goats.
  • They are trained to care for and breed the goat.
  • They not only learn the responsibility of animal husbandry, but also basic barter economics. This brings income, milk, and meat to their families.
  • All youth “gift” their first offspring back to the program. Their first baby goat is returned and granted to a new student, thus benefiting more community children and their families. This is a highly sustainable program!

An added bonus of this program is that it encourages youth to stay near their family homes rather than moving to the “big city” for employment. Migration to urban areas has many unintended consequences for the individuals, their families, and society.

Contributions of any amount are gratefully accepted. Use this Donate button to select “Kids for Kidz Goats” or another program and to specify the amount of your gift.

Female (“Nanny”) Goats: $100
Nanny goats provide food and income through the kids (baby goats) they will have.

Male (“Billy”) Boer Goats: $250
This breed is much larger than traditional Haitian goats and produces larger, heavier offspring.