How much do things cost in the Philippines?

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Susan, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Hi there! 

Here are the cost of common items in the Philippines to help give you an idea of how far your Family Gifts can go! :)

Bicycle                       $70-233 USD



Sewing machine        $116-210 USD



Chicken                      $3-4 USD



Goat                            $21-35 USD



Cow                            $210-233 USD



Pig                              $35-51 USD



Family income generating options:



1) It costs $81-93 USD to begin a Pedicab (bicycle with side car) transportation business. This is ideal for fathers who can pay a franchise to operate a certain route in their area. 



2) It costs $300 USD to start a Sari-Sari Store to sell goods. This is ideal for mothers to set up a store beside their home and still take care of the children.



3) Beginning a food selling business costs $200 USD for a gas stove, gas for cooking, kitchen utensils, and the purchase of groceries to cook and sell. A small cart is used to



sell food items on the side of the road.

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Janet

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How much would that be in pound sterling (uk)
I have been a sponsor for 2 years now but have only just discovered this site!!!
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Emily

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Janet, 1 USD equals 0.65 British Pounds. This means that the gifts above would translate to the following prices in the UK: 

Bicycle                       4.30-150 British Pound



Sewing machine        75.04-135.85 British Pound



Chicken                     1.94-2.59 British Pound



Goat                            13.58-22.64 British Pound



Cow                            135.85-150.73 British Pound



Pig                           22.64-32.99 British Pound. 


I would encourage you to use the Currency Calculator that Google provides, for future reference.