In rural Zambia, parents struggled to provide for their children, meaning kids were often unable to go to school or even have regular meals. But with goats from World Vision’s Gift Catalog program, families now are thriving — and blessing others in their community.
A Guatemalan family is paving a path toward financial security thanks to the gift of pigs. Through a World Vision program, Nicolasa has invested time and dedication to learning the trade of raising piglets.
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A family fleeing conflict in South Sudan lost everything and has started over in a refugee settlement in Uganda. World Vision Gift Catalog goats are helping them rebuild their lives.
A family was struggling in rural Zambia, but a gift of goats through World Vision’s Gift Catalog changed their lives and allowed them to also bless others. Now their children are dreaming of a bright future.
Seven-year-old Rooney Weidemann of Montana is dedicated to sending hope to families in need by gifting animals through the World Vision Gift Catalog.
Ten-year-old Blakeleigh Snell’s gifts given through the World Vision Gift Catalog help empower children and families to lift themselves out of poverty. “It feels really good to know that I’m helping someone,” Blakeleigh says.
We’ve all been there — agonizing over what to buy for the toughest people on our Christmas lists. It can be disheartening to spend hours earnestly searching for the perfect gift, only to come up short.
This Christmas, we make it easy for you to knock out all of your shopping in one fell swoop. Choose joy with presents that match the recipient’s personality — animals from the World Vision Gift Catalog. Honor the people in your life by donating farm animals in their names to help others in need. You simply can’t go wrong. So grab a pen and paper, sit back, and take notes. We’ve got you covered with feathered and furry farm animals — from ducks to alpacas — sure to put a smile on the faces of even the toughest to buy for.
Read a few stories of how the lives of children and families change when they receive animals — like goats, chickens, and alpacas — through the World Vision Gift Catalog. We hope these animal tales will warm your Thanksgiving.