Heifer In The News

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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No Decline in Donations to Heifer Since Downgrade

Arkansas Business

A nonprofit’s rating is based primarily on how much of its revenue goes toward the programs and services that are its reason for being and how much goes to overhead, which includes the cost of fundraising. Charity Navigator obtains this information from a nonprofit’s report to the IRS, called a Form 990. Heifer rated an overall numerical score of 46.94 out of 70 with 37.53 (one star) on “financial” measures and 67 (four stars) on “accountability and transparency.” That resulted in the two-star composite rating.

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Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari Stresses Performance

Arkansas Business

“The focus on revenue as an indicator of health is, I think, overemphasized,” said that still relatively new CEO, Pierre Ferrari. “It’s always good to grow revenue, but it’s not really one of our objectives. The objective is to increase impact, to have more families engaged so that we can take more people out of poverty.”

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Drinking Milk Campaign Launched in Tanzania

Corporate Digest

Aiming at making consumers healthy and develop dairy farming, the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) program through Heifer International Tanzania, launched a campaign to promote the habit of drinking milk among Tanzanians.

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