URUPU, 24 December 2007 (IRIN) -
When Mamanuel Rampai heard she would receive a free pig for Christmas a
few years ago, purchased by an anonymous donor in the US through an aid
group's online gift catalogue, she all but dismissed the present.
But the gift, a seven-month-old sow named
Pinki, has since made her a role model for other pig farmers in her rural
community. "I've learned so much about how to care for them, because
they've become a livelihood," Rampai, 43, told IRIN.
Rampai lives in Turupu, one of Lesotho's