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Chickens for Change

We raised this money with our 4-H group by making a lemonade stand that supports "Chickens for Change." We are donating all of the profits from our lemonade stand to Heifer International. Click the title of this story to read more...

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Gladys from Uganda

Uganda

The chickens her grandmother received made it possible for her to care for Gladys and her 11 cousins who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS.

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Emilia from Slovakia

Emilia is a member of the impoverished Roma community and the chickens her family received are empowering them to overcome the severe discrimination her people face.

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Devota from Rwanda

Rwanda

Devota has used money from milk sales to send her children to school and diversify her farm by investing in ducks.

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Ulysses from Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Thanks to the eggs from their ducks, Ulysses and his family have a reliable source of nutrition and income.

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Judeth from Kenya

Kenya

Judeth is an orphan whose adopted family received chickens from Heifer donors and has since been able to invest in growing their farm.

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Edwin from Guatemala

Guatemala

When Edwin's mother received 10 chickens, she was overwhelmed with gratitude by the kindness of strangers.

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Nancy from Ecuador

Ecuador

The chickens Nancy received from Heifer made an immediate difference. Now she can earn income to pay for her children's education.

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Marietta from Armenia

Armenia

Marietta's chickens provide her with about seven eggs a day that she can sell to local shops.

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Young Poultry Farmer has Big Dreams

Armenia

My name is Zhenya. I am from the Kirants community of Armenia. I am 14. I attend the Heifer youth club in our village. In 2012, I developed a business plan that was approved by Heifer Armenia, and I received a small youth grant to realize my business plan. Heifer gave me 40,000 Armenian drams (about $100) as a youth business start-up.

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There's a Problem and I'm Going to Try to Fix It

Together, Los Perales Elementary School kindergarten teacher Terryl Miller and her class decided to use their newly acquired reading skills to raise money for Heifer International’s Read-To-Feed program. They raised $3,101, which helped them purchase on

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Protein-Packed Pets

These protein packed "pets" are wonderful. They lay nutritional eggs, compost our food scraps, and create compost for the garden.

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Mercer Elementary MOOOOves Mountains

Mercer MOOOOves Mountains with Heifer International! During the month of March in 2013, the students and staff at Mercer Elementary School in Shaker Heights, Ohio began a campaign to raise money and awareness for Heifer International and its mission to end world poverty and hunger. Many acts of generosity, selflessness and effort led to a very successful campaign.

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Family 'Mooooved to Action'

We named our cause “Mooooved to Action” and our goal was to raise enough money by selling our homemade jewelry to purchase a milk cow for a family that needs help through Heifer International. Our kids could hardly wait to purchase the cow and worked for about three months on their goal.

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Seeing the Nature of Heifer's Work

Vietnam

I was amazed to see firsthand the holistic view of development that Heifer propagates. The projects are not limited to passing on a cow; rather, Heifer's 12 Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development encompass every aspect of life, from diversifying incomes to empowering women and families to working together to end poverty.

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Sharing a Dream

I've always had this dream of buying a piece of land and starting a homestead on it. Nothing very big or grandiose but just a place where I could raise at least some of my own food and a few animals.

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Chickens for Change in Bolivia

Bolivia

In Bolivia, Herman Almendras-Jaldin and daughter Yoselin enjoy eggs from the five chickens they received from Heifer International.