Zambia ZMB 19-04a Closed
April 6 - April 18
Goat vets and techs are needed to teach goat husbandry in Mwandi, Zambia. Train livestock workers and village residents how to breed, raise and care for goats in order to promote milk production. The goat milk from these efforts will impact 12 villages in the surrounding area by providing a safe source of milk for infants of mother’s with AIDS. Vet work includes teaching about diseases, parasites, reproduction, anatomy, nutrition, kid delivery and also testing for TB, Brucellosis, vaccinating and deworming.
|Cost||$1310 Optional safari for $250|
|Local Partner||Mwandi Livestock Cooperative|
|Vet Work||Teach goat husbandry to community livestock workers and train them to teach the district residents about how to take care of goats and how to raise them for increased milk production and for profitability. Teaching would cover diseases, parasites, reproduction, anatomy, nutrition, therapeutics, kid delivery, management, etc|
|Ministry Work||Build relationships and show God's care for the local livestock workers, villagers and their children by teaching goat husbandry as a way of preventing HIV in infants.|
|Number Needed||3 or more vets and or vet techs knowledgeable in goat husbandry.|