Heifer International Gifts Are Unique Mother’s Day Presents
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 25, 2013) - This Mothers Day, sons and daughters can show their love for the women who have nurtured them by giving a very special gift a Heifer International donation that will empower mothers around the world struggling to support their families.
Mothers everywhere want what is best for their children. Thats why its important to honor our moms by extending greater opportunities to women struggling to get by. Simple changes can have huge impacts; women in the developing world could regain 200 million work hours every day if they all had access to clean water in their homes.
Heifer International Mothers Day gifts like of a flock of chicks, clean water or a healthy home can bring transformative benefits for a family in need. Faith Onyangos family, for example, was trapped in crushing poverty in a Kenyan village with her husband and three children before Heifer arrived. She was struggling to feed her children and their home was a crumbling mud brick hut.
But then, because of an individuals donation, Faith received a heifer and training in organic farming from Heifer International. The cows manure helped increase the familys corn harvest fourfold. With their new earnings, Faith sends her children to school and has built a new, safe house. She has now Passed on the Gift of her cows first calf to a neighbor.
Heifer International provides Mothers Day gift honor cards for gift recipients that share the impact a gift of livestock can have for a family in need. With $1.9 billion spent on Mothers Day flowers each year, Heifer International believes that donations to help families around the globe are the most meaningful and impactful Mothers Day gifts available.
To honor mom with the Mothers Day gift of self-reliance for another mother, visit www.heifer.org/alt-giftor call 1-888-5-HUNGER.
About Heifer International:
Heifer Internationals mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Since 1944, Heifer International has provided livestock and environmentally sound agricultural training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. Heifer is currently working in more than 40 countries, including the United States, to help families and communities become more self-reliant. For more information, visit www.heifer.org, read our blog, follow us on Facebook or Twitter, or call (800) 696-1918.