STORIES TAGGED: NEPAL

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Millburn Middle School's Global Peer Leader Outreach Program

Nepal

Millburn Middle School from New Jersey through the PLOP Global Peer Leader Outreach Program organized an urgent fundraiser to respond to the needs of the Nepalese families who recently suffered two major earthquakes. Knowing the impact of their efforts and contributions, the students and staff wanted to become part of the solution to the countless problems derived from this natural disaster and raised a total of $1,298.72. The contribution was sent to the Heifer International headquarters who directed the money to Heifer International's Disaster Rehabilitation Fund for Nepal. The MMS/PLOP Global and their advisor, María Deraville, hope their contributions will alleviate to some degree the problems of the Nepalese families. Update: María notified Heifer International that their total actually amounted to $1,358.72!

Projects & Families

Once a Recipient, Now a Donor

Nepal

I received two goats from Heifer International and applied the knowledge I acquired during Improved Animal Management training while raising them. After receiving the animals I have passed on two goats. My small effort has helped my family have a better life. I hope other women will be able to achieve bigger success by working harder.

Projects & Families
Projects & Families
Projects & Families

Around the Web: 5k, Carnivals and a Penny Jar

Nepal

A BBC Nepal radio broadcast discusses forage production by Heifer International Nepal project members.

Projects & Families

Women’s Empowerment is Key to Turning Oppression Into Opportunity

Nepal

At Heifer International we believe there is no development strategy more beneficial to society than the one that involves women as central players, and at the same time engages men to encourage a more accepting view of women’s participation.