Every year Sr. Helena and the Board get together to determine the budget and needs of the orphanage. A line item for the 2016-2017 budget is two new cows.
These cows will serve 2 purposes. One is to provide milk for the children and the other is for the organic waste that the cows produce.
This waste will be used in a yet to be installed biogas system that will supply cooking fuel for the stoves in the kitchen.
When the kitchen was expanded in 2012, a new cow shed was also built with a biogas hookup in mind.
Ann English - St. Martin's Kids