READ SOME OF THE NEWS AND ARTICLES UNCOVERING THE PRACTICES OF MILK PRODUCERS AND COLLECTORS IN PAKISTAN THAT ARE LITERALLY KILLING INNOCENT PEOPLE.
WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?
To save the lives of thousands of children, we are working towards building and setting up a large dairy farm with at least 25 cows that would provide fresh and clean milk for the children of the local villages and surrounding areas and potentially create jobs for the locals.
Just to give you an idea, the price of 1 liter of milk in Pakistan ranges from 70 to 110 rupees, depending on where you buy from. That’s roughly about 70 cents to 1.10 USD per liter. There are a very few families in this Youngsonabad who can afford to buy milk at these prices; however, majority of the people from rural areas, who can barely make 30 to 50 USD a month, cannot afford the milk that is vital for them and their children. Nearly 30% of the Pakistani household expenditure on food items is on milk and dairy products and buffaloes and cows are the major milk producing animals, with 62 percent of milk produced by buffaloes and 34 percent by cows. Approximately, 80 percent of the milk is produced in rural areas. Milk consumers in Pakistan are often faced with low-quality, adulterated milk. Lack of hygiene, adulteration with various contaminants and other agents, and absence of cold chains are primary contributors to this low quality. You can find a lot more details related to the Dairy Production in Pakistan from FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS by clicking here . However, if I can simplify the reason why we want to grow and expand our dairy farm, it is to provide clean and safe milk for the children of our village and surrounding area because no one else is doing it.