In 2008, Linus and Leston Mugala had just found out they would soon be part of a Heifer project. The Mugala’s were so poor and undernourished that Linus feared for her children’s lives. But five years later, things are much different for the family.
As we celebrate the International Year of Family Farming in 2014, I would like to highlight how, when encouraged and supported, smallholder farmers are capable of shaping an entire industry.
Read to Feed might sound like a nice idea, but in the crazy world of teaching, we often have to make tough decisions. So, let’s be real here—do your students need Read to Feed? If they’re anything like my students were, I’m willing to bet they do.