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Heifer recently began operations in Bangladesh and, in August, received approval to start its first project. The project will assist 4,000 families through savings and credit programs, which will be organized within self-help groups. Heifer's contribution of social capital is expected to improve microfinance. Area Vice President Mahendra Lohani shares more.

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Erin Snow

Erin Snow joined Heifer International in 2007 after earning a degree in Mass Communication from UALR. She lives in Sherwood with her husband and daughter. Passionate about cultivating positive and healthy relationships with her family, friends and the planet, Erin enjoys yoga, meditation, music, creative writing and travel.