In Africa, millions of people survive by their livestock. Yet veterinary care is often insufficiently available. When farmers lose their herds to disease, drought or conflict, they lose everything: their pride, their culture, their savings and their livelihood. By helping to care for livestock and improve production, Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgium supports local populations in their struggle against hunger and poverty.


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Three rabbits make a big difference

19 February 2013

In eastern Congo, Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgium distributes rabbits to vulnerable families. Several rabbits make it possible for these households to overcome poverty. In fact, the rabbits are a source of food and income. Thanks to the sale of rabbits, families can buy other food, essential for a balanced diet, and can pay medical and school expenses.


Rabbits save lives in Congo

07 August 2012

In North Kivu, Eastern Congo, Vétérinaires Sans Frontières Belgium gives rabbits to the most vulnerable families. Rabbits reproduce very quickly and thus constitute a sustainable source of food and revenue.