TED Talk on Ending Hunger Now: What's Missing

Watch Josette Sheeran, the head of the United Nation's World Food Program on TED talk about different approaches to ending global hunger. A handful of things stuck out for me. First, the statement that food is "the most fundamental expectation of

How To: Compost

Why compost? Well, to keep food from rotting uselessly in a landfill, you can begin a pile in your backyard that will help strengthen the environment, making it friendly to natural inhabitants. Need more reasons? Composting also helps

Why Work Local

Chief Musa didn’t like animals messing up his village. “They compete with the farmers for their crops, they mess up the village. I don’t want them here.” But that was before he met Rashid Sesay, Country Director for Heifer

Wrapping Up a Successful Trip to Zambia

Written by Marleen New, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations Today we attended the placement ceremony of 42 draft cattle in the Kaunga Cooperative in the Masaiti region. Once again we were amazed when we arrived to see several hundred

Accessing Clean, Fresh Water in Zambia

Written by Marleen New, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations "Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink!" The phrase I used to chant when I was a kid has been on my mind a lot this week. Access to clean, safe water is a

Zambia: Celebration by Dance!

by Marleen New, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations After participating in the hand-over ceremonies, we witnessed the celebration and thankfulness of the Zambian community as they sang and danced. Take a look at the video below: Our

Weekly Article Spotlight

As I’m reviewing which articles I want to use in this week’s article roundup, I realized that they all weigh heavy on the heart. With the drought in Africa and famine in Somalia, it’s a lot to take in at one time. Thankfully, I know