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Heifer has worked in Africa since 1974 and has partnered with more than 1.4 million families in 15 different countries to end hunger and poverty in their lives.

Families in these communities, who once lived in poverty, now enjoy sustainable livelihoods.

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Author

Brooke Edwards

Brooke Edwards is from Little Rock, Arkansas, and started working at Heifer International in 2009 as a writer. She has a master's in social work and a bachelor's degree in psychology. She is married, a mother of two, and a wannabe urban farmer, raising her own chickens and killing most of her vegetable crops.