Goat: The gift that keeps giving
Changing lives one goat at a time
- Duration 3:44
- Date Apr 1, 2012
Changing lives one goat at a time
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-- and goats may seem like an odd combination -- for Christian families in Southern Sudan.
It's these simple things that have gotten them through hard times.
And have helped them rebuild their lives sleeping the only sure realtors and goats just seems like there -- a natural right nation joining us now Ellen Ratner -- here to discuss how her organization goats.
For the old goat is changing lives and the south Sudan one go to the time good morning to -- on good morning this is part of the Mississippi care international well.
Actually it's now part of the American anti slavery group is much better home for it to America.
So wait yes it's it's it's a 501 -- -- to you can donate cash and we Jim what's your trouble down the code is going after your drafts.
One was starting to be my hair.
And the group I work with Christian Solidarity International gets a stack -- hope.
To the returning slaves about 300000 people were taken as war booty.
And -- slaves and we give these acts of hope and you can actually give -- -- get your picture taken.
With somebody who were giving -- -- at issue of course the main issue here is the Christians are being persecuted in the north Sudan they work it out there held as slaves still there is still being persecuted I.
There's still 35000 people left in the north that we hear.
Trying to get back.
And we give them a goat and a sack -- hoping and again we sell the -- of help and goats and we you'll have your picture taken with your name.
With that person -- you get to see who gets your -- I hope.
And who gets to see -- you can see that's -- hope.
In addition about they get a TARP.
They get a mosquito tents they get a water bottle -- -- fish hooks.
And also are people who are polio survivors make these these crosses.
I'm very appropriate in terms of slavery in this an act of Palm Sunday.
And then these carts which we also sell and I just where he wants to -- -- -- love it they're made by women who had seen or heard somebody killed in front of them.
And explain to us again how one goat can change election welcome what happens is that when return -- former slate gets a -- There are boats are actually little older and their female goats they produce smell.
And with this and a -- I hope have because they can make themselves a place to live they go back to their home villages.
And a -- can produce enough -- To really keep somebody going after namely foregoing that a leader Malkin Dayna doesn't need to be much -- the leader milk today and you can even get this nice T shirt Clayton.
-- -- -- all get a little party packs for if you have somebody that I agent all go party.
And I doubt we give NA.
What -- we give a -- box just as a party favor.
But as we have all these things and all of this money the overhead.
You don't you are not paying overhead we pay the overhead goes directly to the people and you get a photograph of yourself.
With that don't prevent -- -- the second -- not out of yourself and your name.
With that -- -- you get to see who it -- to it and it's a real life changer tell people how to get involved when yes you gotta go to the old -- dot com or dot -- Democrats they'll go to you can read all about it.
And you can see pictures and you can get these great crosses and hearts and -- he's got him offensively and got -- -- would go go -- and how come I'm gonna hold the little go to help the little girl I'm -- Can hear a little go this is gonna go oh I think China and I don't only to decode -- well and you know something you should see these people's faces when they get -- -- And it held in slavery they've never seen a physician we always ask our people -- ever seen a doctor never gotten the vaccine.
And then they get a goat and a -- I hope it changes people's lives that's -- the first.
The first summit held my son -- -- -- -- -- hold them.
I didn't let you we will link all that information to our website fox -- open right outcome as well thank the folks out of the south citizens.