Oscar nominated actress Diane Lane will be honored at Heifer's third annual Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table gala in Los Angeles August 22.
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Despite the fact that coffee is a fairly high price commodity, coffee farmers often struggle to earn enough income to support their families due to a gap between farmers’ current income and a living wage.
This week, businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates is calling attention to malnutrition in Africa, and mentions Heifer as an organization that is part of the solution.
The people of Uganda have recognized and the President of Uganda has honored Heifer International Uganda as the "Best Hunger and Poverty Eradication Organisation of the Year."
Operation Change, a 10-part documentary series that showcases stories of positive impact around the world, will soon start airing on the OWN network, and Heifer International is happy to be attached to the project.
The value of manure is nothing new to farmers, and this organic fertilizer is used by most small farmers who practice subsistence farming all over the world.
Heifer partner Keurig-Green Mountain talks why they're working to improve the livelihoods of small-scale coffee growers around the world.
Heifer has partnered with The Global Poverty Project in the Live Below the Line campaign. Some Heifer staff will be joining the thousands around the world to eat and drink on just $1.50 a day for five days.
This Christmas, Bill Gates is asking for chicks to be given in his name to help a struggling family on their climb from poverty. A hive of honey-making, crop-pollinating bees would be great too.