Why Pigs Are Our Favorite Gift

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I’m blessed to be featured on the World Vision Blog . . . where I wrote about why pigs are our favorite gift.

When it comes to giving gifts find out why pigs are our favorite? You might be surprised.

Give the Gift of a Pig – One Pig $205 or a Share of a Pig $25!

Give the gift of a pig today to boost family incomes and provide plenty of protein for undernourished children. One sow can produce 20 babies a year, and within six months a piglet can weigh 200 pounds — and fetch a hefty price at the market.

See why pigs are this family’s favorite gift!

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Our favorite gift! Cute! Pink! Curly tail! And it can take a family from extreme poverty to sufficiency. I know. I’ve seen it first-hand …

In early August 2011, I was blessed to travel to Cochabamba, Bolivia with World Vision’s Bolivia Bloggers Team. Eight bloggers and a photographer spent eight days visiting World Vision communities to experience first-hand how Child Sponsorship improves the lives of children, their families, and their communities.

It was my first time to see this kind of extreme poverty.

My worldview changed that week, because of moments like this:

Please go to World Vision to read the rest of the story.

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8 thoughts on “Why Pigs Are Our Favorite Gift

  1. HI Deb! I GET THAT GIFT CATALOG!!! Ack, I have to go look for your article! What a beautiful experience to meet this little family, so full of smiles and good will in spite of their poverty. And to be able to adopt a child who needed love. Amazing!

    You have done some amazing things my friend 🙂 You inspire me!
    Ceil

    1. Meeting them was an awesome experience. Arminda generously shares her winsome smile with everyone. She’s an inspiration. The whole trip to Bolivia is one I will never forget. Thanks and blessings Ceil!

  2. Thank you so much for sharing this, Deb! I’m heading over to check it out now. I just wanted to let you know that we think pigs are the best gifts to give along with chickens and goats. Thank you for sharing this wonderful ministry.

    1. Thanks for your encouragement Heather. The gift of animals is life-giving for a family in need. It gives them health and hope. Blessings to you!

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