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Pakistan

Capital: Islamabad
Population: 176,242,949
Population below national poverty line: 24%

Bóthar in Pakistan:

Pakistan is one of Bóthar’s newest project countries, with our first project beginning there in April 2007. Struggling families have been provided with training, support, local dairy goats, cattle and buffalo.

Pakistan

Current Project Profiles

Project Title: Income Generating Goats Scheme for 40 Women Farmers in Faisalabad
Location: Rural area of Faisalabad, Punjab Province, Pakistan
Number of families: 40
Animals: 80 goats, 2 per original beneficiary
Training: Livestock education workshops will be provided
Brief synopsis: The project aims at making the target community of women farmers move towards self-reliance by increasing their sources of income. The 40 beneficiary farmer’s women will purchase teddy goats through a loan. Each beneficiary will receive two goats (preferably a male and female). A veterinary doctor will be hired and regular quarterly vaccination camps will be organised.
Pass-on obligations: Each beneficiary will pass-on 3 teddy goats, targeting 54 new beneficiaries.
Expected benefits: The target community will be able to improve the nutrition of their families, improving their health and providing education for their children.
Local partner(s): Tanzeem-e-Nau-Jawana
Other relevant data:
This is Tanzeem's second project to be funded by Bóthar.
Project title:
Income Generating Buffalo Scheme for the poor communities in Pakistan
Location:
Pakistan, Mirpur District
Number of families:
20
Animals:
20 heifers, 1 bull
Training:
Seminars have been provided on livestock management and care.
Brief synopsis:

The project aims are to make the target community members move towards self-reliance by increasing their source of income. The 20 beneficiary families will purchase 1 heifer each and 1 bull for community, through their credit co-operative society.
Pass-on obligations:
Revolving fund will be implemented to facilitate the pass-on.
Expected benefits:

Families will improve their economic circumstances and also will be able to fulfill the other basic needs of their families by improving their health and providing education for their children, improving the nutrition of their families and their socio-economic conditions.
Co-financing partner(s):
Tanzeeme-Nau-Jawana
Local partner(s):
'Shama Women Co-operative Society'
Project title:
Goat Scheme as the tool of rehabilitation for Women of Earthquake areas
Location:
5 villages in Azad, Kashmir Region, moved to Okara Region due to political strife
Number of families:
200
Animals:
Paheri local breed dairy goats
Other inputs:
Each family will receive 50 fruit and wood tree seedlings
Training:
Committee Members and project field staff will organise training for the women. The animals' care, management and housing will be the main focus priority of the training.
Brief synopsis:
This project aims to help those rebuilding their lives following recent earthquakes in the area by providing them with training and 2 local dairy goats each along with multi-purpose trees.
Pass-on obligations:
Each woman will pass on the first female offspring to another selected individual
Expected benefits:
The project families will increase their income and improve their quality of life and also further rehabilitate themselves after the earthquake.
Co-financing partner(s):
AIM Identify, Merge and Action are co-financing a small part of the budget.

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