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Even though it's been a short week at Heifer headquarters due to Labor Day on Monday, it has been a very busy one. This week we have our COO, Steve Denne, along with our Vice President of Central and Eastern Europe, Pietro Turilli, visiting Armenia and then heading to Georgia. 

This week we also celebrated International Literacy Day. As an organization that relies heavily on training and education for the success of our projects we are took part in the observance of the day that calls attention to the 780 million adults who do not know how to read or write.
We've also been reading some of our articles from the fall Work Ark magazine that is now available online. There are some great stories about longtime Heifer leader, Jo Luck ,who just bid farewell after 22 years of service. Did you know that there are more than 1,700 species of insects that are edible, and plentiful throughout the world? Read how you can add some extra crunch to your lunch.

Here are some external stories we've been passing around the office this week: 
Tell us in the comment section, what have you been reading?


Maegan Clark

Maegan Clark loves social media even more than Southern sweet tea. She is the Social Media Manager at Heifer International where she uses her skills digital marketing to improve the lives of those in need around the globe. Since working at Heifer, she has deepened her appreciation for the urgency with which we must end global hunger and poverty.