Duck the shopping crowds this year and give this feathered friend so someone living in poverty can earn a living. Imagine all the little ducklings they can sell!
“[My] ducks lay eggs, which I eat and sell at the market. I sell [many] eggs per week. My husband goes to the market to sell them, but I keep the money from the sales.”
— Sharmin Akhter (pictured with husband), duck farmer, Bangladesh
Ducks give families in Bangladesh eggs that they can eat and sell at market. These eggs can also turn into more ducks which, in turn, produce more eggs! Many people who receive a duck from Oxfam use the money they earn to start a small business or send their kids to school, helping them break the cycle of poverty.
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.