STORIES TAGGED: EDUCATION

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu Supports Heifer’s Read to Feed Program

South Africa

Heifer’s Read to Feed program welcomes a new supporter – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Nobel and Gandhi Prize recipient and human rights activist from South Africa.

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This is what Social Justice Looks Like

Nicaragua

Social Justice is girls in Nicaragua, where 32 percent of girls over 15 are illiterate, attending school because their families don’t need them to stay home and work.

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Literacy Classes Improve Lives - Northern Thailand

In the world today, no one can deny the importance of education. Yet many women in the remote mountainous areas of Northern Thailand rarely have the opportunity to be educated. Heifer International Thailand believes that providing basic education to women

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Seeds of Knowledge Taking Root on Campus and Worldwide

Honduras

The metaphor of “sowing seeds” is often used when we speak about education.  We plant the seeds of education, and who knows what will grow and how deep the roots will penetrate?  On college campuses around the country, we are able to see and feel real community change and social action that has sprung up because of the planting of Heifer’s educational “seeds.”  But a crop needs help from a farmer to grow to its full potential, and we’ve found that professors of Geography, Animal Science, Nutrition, Psychology, Political Science, Philosophy, and History can make great farmers.  Read more to see how college and university faculty and staff can plant the seeds of sustainable development on their campuses and beyond. You may need to get your hands dirty!