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Juhudi Dairy Cattle Farmer group chairperson Salum Mgome from Magole village in Kilosa District, Morogoro Region looks at his wife Asha Omary as she feeds their cattle. (Photo credit: Prosper Makene, IPP Media)
Juhudi Dairy Cattle Farmer group chairperson Salum Mgome from Magole village in Kilosa District, Morogoro Region looks at his wife Asha Omary as she feeds their cattle. (Photo credit: Prosper Makene, IPP Media)

A story from IPP Media highlights Heifer Tanzania farmers who visited Kenya farmers to learn their techniques and application of what they have learned from being participants in a Heifer project. It gets to the heart of our work we have been practicing and perfecting for almost 70 years.

Check out this video of West End United Methodist Church's junior high mission trip to Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas. And, here's a blogger's reflections about her experiences at Heifer Ranch with Plymouth U.C.C.’s youth group.

Photo credit: Bosque School
Photo credit: Bosque School

Students from Bosque School in New Mexico also visited the ranch this summer. one of the students, Grace, had this to say, "I felt an enormous amount of empathy. I knew hunger was a problem, and I knew it was fatal, but there's a difference between knowing and feeling.  Now I can tell people and try to make them feel what I feel."

Are you in the Athens, Georgia area and like to run for a great cause? The University of Georgia chapter of the Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority is hosting the Baby Bull Run 5K to raise money for Heifer International on October 5.

St. Raphael's Lancashire Avenue school students took part in their first Stewardship Fair on the first day of school. Students visited with representatives of nearly two dozen organizations who talked about their missions and how they go about helping people, including Heifer International, to help them decide which stewardship project to undertake this year.

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Linda Meyers

Linda Meyers, an Arkansas transplant originally from St. Louis, Mo., started working at Heifer International in 2011. She enjoys dragging her three children on nature hikes and snapping photos of them and everything around her. She has a bachelor’s degree in English has been “in the process” of writing the great American novel for 24 years.