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Where your charity goat ends up


Stuck for Christmas gift ideas, or looking for something different this year? A growing number of charity gift catalogues give you the chance to buy schoolbooks, seeds and even farm animals for people in the developing world.

And they are doing well, despite the credit crunch. Oxfam has just announced that its Unwrapped catalogue has taken some 50 million since it was launched in 2004. But do these gifts really make a difference?

Stuart Fowkes from Oxfam went to the village of Nyamikamba in north-eastern Rwanda to show us where some of these gifts ended up.

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