Event Description

Collecting Firewood

Being low on cash this year, you could try to earn extra money by collecting firewood and selling it at a nearby market. There’s always a risk when travelling into the wilderness, but the money might be worth it.

You can make around: $30


Collecting Firewood event screenshot – 3rd World Farmer.

In-game Effects

If the player decides to go look for firewood, he will get the money. There’s a small risk that one family member will go missing and never return to the farm. If this happens, a notive about it will appear on the next annual report.

External Links

” The effect of Water Fetching and Firewood Collection on Rural Non-agricultural Employment of Ethiopia,” Developing Country Studies, 2016:

“Girls spend 160 million more hours than boys doing household chores everyday,” UNICEF, 2016:

“Water and Gender,” unwater.org, 2017:

“Sudan: Sexual violence and firewood collection in Darfur,” Forced Migration Review, University of Oxford, 2007: