Heifer In The News

The Non-Profit That’s Using Technology to Put Itself Out of Business


For the last few years, Heifer’s local team in Peru has been training the women—many of whom had never seen a computer before—at two local centers, one in Cusco and one in Puno. Outfitted with dozens of computers, the centers are where the women learn things like how to use Excel to write an inventory list, how to make and give a PowerPoint presentation, and how to surf the web in search of fashion trends.

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Farmers to benefit from new dairy plan

The Citizen/Business Week

BusinessWeek’s Ludger Kasumuni spoke to the organization’s Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Steve Denne, on a number of issues pertaining to Heifer International’s operations

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Why Tanzanians Ought to Consume More Milk


In a special interview with selected local and international media in Dar es Salaam last week Heifer International’s Vice President and Chief Operating officer (COO) Steve Denne, has earnestly pleaded for Tanzanians to consume more milk for health and wealth. “Milk has development benefit, source of animal proteins for pregnant women and children, you need to drink milk,” he insisted

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Alice Springs residents gift cattle to Zimbabwean community


Non-profit organisation Heifer International, which works to eradicate hunger and poverty by distributing animals and offering agricultural training, has gifted cattle to residents in the community of Lower Gwelo, in Zimbabwe. Recipients of the animals have gone on to share the resources among the ­community once the livestock breeds.

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Celebs get charitable at Heifer International's 3rd annual Beyond Hunger Gala

MSN UK Celebrity

The red carpet went green for Heifer International's 3rd annual Beyond Hunger Gala in LA. The charity bash was held at the Montage Hotel and aims to end world hunger and poverty.

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Animal Magnetism


Ian Somerhalder gets in some llama loving at Heifer International's Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table gala in Beverly Hills, California, where the Vampire Diaries star was honored on Friday.

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an Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Spotted Getting Cozy at Charity Event

E Online

One of Hollywood's newest (and cutest) couples kicked off Emmys weekend by attending Heifer International's 3rd annual Beyond Hunger Gala Friday night at the Montage Hotel.

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Research shows more people drinking milk in Tanzania

Daily News (Tanzania)

Miraculous as it may seem during a time when bottled water and soft drink are almost suffocating the country, an increase in milk drinking has been observed in Tanzania. Heifer International's East Africa Dairy Development project is part of this change.

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Inside the Emmy Parties: Ian Somerhalder, George R.R. Martin, ‘The Good Wife’ and ‘Veep’ Casts on the Scene


The Emmy Awards aren’t till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV’s finest. Here’s our party report for Friday, Aug. 22:

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Heifer Intl. Honors Diane Lane


Actress Diane Lane got involved with Heifer Intl. six years ago, shortly after she and her daughter, Eleanor Lambert, attended a party for the charity at Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson’s house. Other guests included wandering chicks, goats and a llama. “I was enchanted, and my daughter was impressed,” says Lane, who will be honored for her work with the org Aug. 22 at Heifer’s third annual Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table gala at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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