Heifer In The News

US foreign aid efforts get a corporate boost


When IBM executive Chandu Visweswariah went to Rio de Janeiro as part of a volunteer team to help city officials plan to host the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, he found himself immersed in a mash-up of a corporate Peace Corps and "The Apprentice."

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Elanco to spend $2M to bolster hunger relief


Lilly's animal health division plans to spend $2 million over the next two years for hunger relief efforts in Third World countries and to expand food "backsack" programs for needy children in Indianapolis.

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Heifer International boosts dairy farmers

The Nation

On April 27 this year, some peasant dairy farmers in Malawi were all smiles when Heifer International inaugurated a 1,500 litre milk cooling plant at Bua Milk Bulking Group in Mchinji.

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Summer reading not just for kids

The Alaska Star

The Anchorage Public Library staff has really outdone itself with this year's Summer Reading Celebration, which runs through the end of July. Not only are there numerous incentives for children 12 and younger to keep reading all summer, but teens and adults also have their own reading programs with weekly and grand prizes.

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Philanthropy Comes to Times Square with Jumbotron Billboard Featuring Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize Winners

Visitors to Times Square are seeing something unexpected when they encounter a jumbo LED screen beneath the giant blue CBS Eye on 42nd Street. Instead of the usual movie or product digital billboard media, a million or more passersby will see video

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Womens Advocate To Speak

The Register-Guard

She's an investment banking executive who once worked for Goldman, Sachs & Co., but Sheryl WuDunn has little faith in long-revered commodities to save the global economy.

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Farmer's Fortunes Improve after Bill Gates visit


One and a half years since US billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates paid an ordinary dairy farmer in Nandi County a surprise visit, the man's fortunes have dramatically changed.

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Kenya: Hardworking farmer gets fame


The Busia-Kisumu highway snakes past the vibrant Ugunja town. Almost a kilometer from the town, toward Kisumu, off the highway, there's Ulwan village in West Uholo Location.

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Dr. Mahendra Lohani, Asia/South Pacific vice president, joins COO in CambodiaOn April 10, 2010, 60 project participants from four self-help groups (SHGs) celebrated a Passing on the Gift (POG) at a school in Proyuth village, Pauk commune, Pauk

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Tanzania: Heifer camel project a resounding success to Maasai community

From the Arusha Times, TanzaniaThey are huge, bulky and strong! They are disease-tolerant and can survive drought by browsing on leaves on trees that other livestock cannot eat. These are camels!Following severe long droughts that hit northeastern

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