"I've worked in many organizations before, but I know that Heifer's model is making a difference. Within six months it's possible for a community to change its history."
Students at Westside Elementary in River Falls, Wis., spent February learning, reading and collecting pledges as part of our first Read to Feed program. Character education is a district-wide goal, and Read to Feed fit perfectly into learning about what it means to be a global citizen.
Coastal residents of Ecuador are still reeling from the earthquake that struck on April 16, killing 662 people, injuring more than 36,000 and leaving about 28,000 in temporary living situations.
Students in the 6thGrade Class at Memorial Elementary School in Hopedale, Mass., report that one of the most memorable projects from elementary school was Read to Feed®.
Columbia Independent School incorporated Read to Feed into their Global Perspectives program last year with a goal of $500 to purchase a cow. The students surpassed that with a final total of $4,610.
The opportunity to be part of the Vida Café Project has served as a catalyst for José and his family to start a thriving business and to enjoy healthier lives as a result.