Behold, we’ve hatched the perfect gift idea — a chicken! This feathery friend will make someone’s day in a place like Vanuatu. It’s a poultry sum to pay for an egg-cellent gift! Some folks have all the cluck!
Alexine is a poultry and garden farmer. In the wake of Tropical Cyclone Pam, she lost most of her crop and chickens, and thought she would need to move and find alternative work. But with Oxfam’s help she was able to stay and rebuild her farm bigger than before.
— Alexine George (pictured), poultry farmer, Vanuatu
Chickens are helping families in Vanuatu earn a living. Oxfam Australia works to increase access to food in Vanuatu by providing families with the initial training, support and livestock to raise chickens. Households can then eat the eggs and sell baby chickens and eggs at market to earn an income.
Wow you read right to the bottom of the page, now what? Here's some other fun things to try out: Why not buy a goat for a family or view all gifts to explore the different ways you can help transform the lives of people living in poverty.