“I sell [duck eggs] in the market and people around here buy some from us. In every 4 days there’s an average 50 eggs…And I can now pay for my household costs.”
— Shumati Rani (pictured), 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.