The story of Dan West is a special one to all of us at Heifer headquarters. Without him, we wouldnt be here. But Wests vision and his original gift cows mean more to many of our beneficiariesoften more than we comprehend. One example is Humphrey and Mercy Mwananyanda who were so inspired that they named their daughter Hope after one of the first heifers shipped overseas to help struggling families.
The Mwananyandas are just one of the many families Heifer is helping in Zambia, through a partnership with Elanco. That story is the main feature in the Holiday edition of World Ark magazine, coming soon to a mailbox near you.
You can also read about coffee's long journey farms in Mexico to your morning mug, or the article about two young Heifer donors on a quest to raise enough money to buy a camel this year.
The story of Ryan Bell and his younger sister Meghan is one that I find particularly inspring, and I hope you take a minute to read about the siblings from Connecticut on a quest to raise $5,000 for Heifer no matter how long it takes.
Youll also find TheMost Important Gift Catalog in the World in this edition, too! Once youve picked out the Heifer gifts youll be giving this year, please pass it on to friends and neighbors so they can do the same.