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Heifer Empowers 270,000 Households

Zambia Daily Mail

About 270,000 households in five provinces have benefited from the Heifer International sustainable livelihood programme that seeks to provide vulnerable communities with livestock, agriculture inputs and training in agriculture production.

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Heifer International Releases 2012 Holiday Gift Catalog

Yahoo! News

PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holiday season is coming up fast and Heifer International's 2012 "Most Important Gift Catalog in the World," arriving in homes soon, will make your holiday gift purchases even more special by helping others in need.

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Beatrice Biira Shows We Can Address Poverty Goat By Goat


At 28, Beatrice Biira has had experiences that most of us will never have in our entire lives. She's been on "60 Minutes," "Good Morning America" and "Oprah." She was the subject of an award-winning, bestselling 2001 children's book called "Beatrice's Goat."

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Charity Begins in a Cowshed

China Daily USA

For one aid group, an animal on the farm is worth more than a meal on the table.

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Heifer International Hosts Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table

Yahoo! Finance

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Heifer International will host "Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table," on September 21, 2012 at the Montage Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. The event will be co-hosted by Diane Lane, Nina Jacobson, Jane Fonda, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt and Tracey Ullman.

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Readers Raise Money for Communities in Need

Education Week's "Bookmarks" blog

Continuing this school year, children participating in Heifer International's Read to Feed program will be able to take part in helping impoverished communities around the world become self sufficient. But first, they will have to read. A lot.

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Betty Londergan Capturing the Change for Heifer International


HUGHES, Ark (KTHV) - A woman with a mission and a camera can help change the world. Betty Londergan is an international blogging ambassador for Heifer International and writes about her experiences at heifer12x12.com

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American Farmer: Community Supported Agriculture

P. Allen Smith Garden Home

The model has taken hold across the nation- tens of thousands of families hold shares in CSAs and in some areas there aren't enough farms to support the demand. It just so happens that Heifer Ranch has a one acre vegetable garden that serves a CSA of about 60 members that each pay $350 a season, or about $20 a week for a basket of approximately 10 items.

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Heifer Awarded $8M Gates Foundation Grant


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Heifer International is getting an $8.5 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for work in Africa.

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Cameroon: Heifer Steps Up Dairy Cattle Farming Support


One of the farmers in Noun Division, Njutamvoui Nourdine, happily recounted how her family's dairy farm now produces 35 litres of milk a day.

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