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Send a Cow is an established and innovative charity that enables poor farmers in Africa to become self-reliant by providing them with livestock, training and advice. We have been helping families lift themselves out of poverty for over 25 years and plan to help thousands more in the future.

Send a Cow is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from suitably qualified men and women regardless of their race, nationality, religion, ethnic or national origins, disability, age, sexual orientation or family circumstances.

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Programme Funding Consultant Lesotho

Fixed Contract

Send a cow has been working in Lesotho for 15 years and has been delivering integrated agricultural development projects in the areas of Gender and Social Development, Sustainable Management Agriculture, Improved Animal Management, and Enterprise Development. We would like to build on our achievements to generate new projects and increase on our impact.

Institutional and in-country sources of funding have been identified as major areas of potential growth for SACL, and the PFM will develop and implement a fundraising strategy for increasing funding from these donors for current and new projects, open up new funding opportunities, preparation of successful budgets and proposals and networking with donors and partners in and outside Lesotho

We are now seeking a dynamic individual with excellent organizational and communication skills, able to meet tight deadlines whilst working co-operatively within a vibrant international team. Who enjoys networking and pulling diverse information together into interesting and coherent funding applications, logical frameworks and budgets.  Does this sound like you? Then please download the following;

To apply you are asked to :

  • Complete the application form (CVs will not be considered).
  • Please also answer, in no more than one side of A4, the following question: What are your three most significant achievements?
  • Send to referencing the job title as the subject

Deadline for application is Friday 13th May, 1pm (GMT)


UK ONLY - please note, we are unable to offer volunteering opportunities in Africa

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Send a Cow. Volunteers are an integral part of our work in the UK and we welcome help from all age groups and experiences

However, we can only accept volunteers who are already living in the UK and we are unable to offer volunteering opportunities with our African projects.

Volunteering at Send a Cow can take many forms from assisting with admin in offices like supporter care and finance, and deploying specialist skills for a specific projects like an event, to representing the charity as an Ambassador - giving inspiring talks and fundraising within your local community.

Experience with Send a Cow is often a useful addition to a CV for those embarking on a career in the charity sector and international development. But sometimes people simply want to share their knowledge and experience with us for the benefit of the people we work with in Africa. Farmers, television programme makers, school teachers and accountants are among those who regularly volunteer with us and we are richly rewarded by their support.

The first step to working with Send a Cow as a volunteer is to let us know of your interest and confirm your eligibility, so please answer the following question:

Are you eligible to volunteer in the UK? If you are unsure as to your eligibility then please contact the UK Borders and Immigration department for further information.

  • If the answer to the above question is YES then please complete an application form and send to Please note that CVs will not be accepted
  • If the answer to the above question is NO, then thank you for your interest; however, we are unable to consider you for a volunteering opportunity

Thank you for your interest in Send a Cow.

Registered Charity Number 299717