The World Bank’s latest estimates show that 1.4 billion people in developing countries were living in extreme poverty in 2005.
Bóthar is the Irish international aid agency that provides poverty stricken families with the means to solve their problems.
Bóthar works through local community groups. These groups vary immensely in size and form.
Training is largely dependent on the existing knowledge base and varies with local conditions and goals for the project.
As Bóthar project recipients know, it is in the farmer’s best interests to provide the best possible care for his or her livestock.
Finally when all the preparations have been made, the family is given the gift of their animal.
Beneficiaries become Donors when each family that takes part in Bóthar projects must formally agree to pass-on to another selected..
Bóthar encourages project beneficiaries to construct biogas plants and use animal manure to produce methane gas for cooking and lightin