Heifer In The News

New Program For Sustainable Produce Helps Local Farmers And Economy

KARK News

A group of people are ditching grocery stores and getting locally grown produce delivered right to them. Heifer International launched FoodShed Farms-CSA... a pilot program serving 150 families who pay $450 dollars per season to get a box of produce weekly.

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9 Things NOT to Do When Jet Skiing Down the Mississippi River

Buzzfeed

You would think these go without saying, but Kurt Braunohler just did almost all of them to raise money for families in Africa.

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The last best place no more: massive deforestation destroying prime chimp habitat in Uganda

Mongbay.com

In one of the initiatives, called the Sustainable Livelihoods Project, wildlife conservation groups established tree nurseries in local villages and encouraged community members to plant them within 30-meter (100-foot) buffers on either side of area rivers such as the Rwamatonga and the Waki. The two organisations partnered with Heifer Project International to offer high quality goats and pigs to local farmers who agreed to plant trees along riverbanks on their land.

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Cameroon: Heifer Offers 157 Dairy Cows to Farmers

AllAfrica.com

Over 150 dairy cattle farmers from Santa and Bamenda I in Mezam Division and Jakiri in Bui Division of the North West Region, and Foumbot in Noun Division of the West Region, have benefitted from the largesse of Heifer Project International, HPI Cameroon.

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Buy a Goat (For Charity), Get Two Goat Games

Modern Farmer

The wonders of "Goat Simulator", the video game that captivated the Internet, will never cease to spring forth. Earlier this summer, our favorite goat game purveyor teamed up with Heifer International, an organization that fights world hunger by bringing livestock to impoverished communities, to provide an enticing offer: Donate $20 or more to Heifer and receive two goat-themed video games.

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Cameroon: GTC NSEH Receives New Classrooms, Equipment

AllAfrica.com

The FCFA 6 million project was carried out with the assistance of Heifer Project International, Cameroon. The livestock development charity, Heifer Project International, Cameroon, on July 2, 2014, at Nseh, Nkum Sub-division in Bui Division of the North West Region, handed over to the authorities of Government Technical College, GTC Nseh, a three-classroom block it helped to build and equip.

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Global Good Partners With Organizations in Africa to Support Local Dairy Farmers

AllAfrica.com

Global Good today began the commercialization of an invention to help smallholder dairy farmers maximize the quality and quantity of milk they are able to sell. The invention--a container designed specifically for milk collection and transportation--will be manufactured in Africa and sold in eight countries across the continent with support from SNV Ethiopia and Kenya-based Ashut Engineers Limited.

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Building the 'mindset of ownership' in kids to improve empathy

Christian Science Monitor

Young teachers are empowering students to lead project-based learning and customize their classroom experience to best fit the entire class. Along the way, they are sharing their lessons to help others do the same. Taking Action. When the students realized that not all economies work as well as in the United States, Voyager Academy requested education tools from Heifer International that allowed the students “to learn about the great needs that exist outside their own community.”

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Get Escape Goat 2 and Goat Simulator by donating to goat-themed charity

PC Gamer

Coffee Stain describe the game as "like an old school skating game, except instead of being a skater, you're a goat, and instead of doing tricks, you wreck stuff." Looking at the videos, it's basically r/GamePhysics: The Game. In case you're still not convinced this isn't a joke, you can now pre-order Goat Simulator. I

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Buy Two Games About Goats, Give a Goat to Those in Need

gamespot.com

As if the goat phenomenon could get any more unbelievable, now it is being used to help fight world hunger. Goat Simulator developer Coffee Stain Studios has teamed up with Escape Goat 2 creator MagicalTimeBean and charity organization Heifer International to bring animals to poverty-stricken areas of the world.

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