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The Helpful Cow 

The Helpful Cow 

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Self-sustainability 

 

Years of experince in mision and relief work has lead to this idea. It is absolutely necessary to cover the fysiological needs of people living in poverty. But is that enough? Will not the future look the same, with the same worry for tomorrow? We want to see past tomorrow, we want to look to the future. Instead of focusing on the needs and the poverty, we want to focus on the opportunities, the hope and the future. The Helpful Cow is more than firefighting. We wish to build a farm that in the future will be totally selfsustainable. A project that will not depend on montly gifts from donors around the world. All income from the cow will go directly to school and social work. 

 

We believe this farm will be the first of many Eurora-farms around the globe.  

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This is how it works 

 

Now, you can donate a cow, and become the personal sponsor to it. You can even name it. A social and helpful cow, with a big purpose. One cow produces about 23 to 25 liters milk every single day. From that milk, we produce 4kg of cheese. 1kg of cheese sells for about 3€ at the local market. In the process of producing the cheese, a waste substance called whey occurs. This whey can be utilized in many ways, including nutrition for pigs, production of brown cheese and whey-protein for protein products. Cow fertilizer can be used to grow vegetables like tomatoes and cucumber in the greenhouse at our farm. The cow earns 12€ every day, a total of 360€ a month. One cow births one calf every year from the age of 2.


THE INCOME FROM YOUR SPONSOR-COW 

All profits from your cow will go to further develop our farm and to the poor communities with hope of giving them a better life.

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we meet persons

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Due to privacy concerns we reserve the right to not use real names and picture to the story. 
 

The farmer and his wife has 5 children and they live in Chiselet, a village outside Bucharest. We met them for the first time in june 2017. A sad meeting. He had been fighting unbearable backpain for years, and could not even stand up. A wish to work, without the power to actually work. His wife worked at the cornfield sometimes, to feed their children. 

This is the first of many touching lifestories Eurora will tell in the future. Their house was not isolated, the mudfloor was covered in carpets, and cracks in the roof made it unsafe for the family to live in the house. We funded money, and in september 2017, we build them a new house. At this time something changed within them. They were smiling again. Not one single time since then, have they asked for money, but they did ask for something else. The father, our farmer, wished to be apart of The Helpful Cow-family. He has previous experince with farming. 

In may 2018 we met a smiling and proud farmer. He saves his income, so he can build another room in the house. The whole family is engaged in the farm!

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