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Spirituality is expressed in common beliefs about the value and meaning of all life, a sense of connectedness to the Earth and a shared vision of the future. While Heifer International has its roots in the Church of the Brethren, the mission embraces people of all faiths, both as contributors and recipients.
It doesn't matter where you go (or don't go) to worship, all of the world's great religions call upon us to give. Contribute time, money, expertise and goodwill whenever you can.
See where Heifer is working around the world to end hunger.
What is the significance of Cornerstones? Why are these given so much prominence? Vineeta Sharma, administrative officer for Heifer India, gives her thoughtful take on Heifer's 12 Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development.
I learned from the UN FAO report, The State of Food and Agriculture (2009) "Livestock in the Balance," that 40 percent of global farm income comes from livestock, and that 80 percent of the "undernourished" are rural! Clearly the Heifer project is right on target.
My husband and I have had a rough go at life over the past 10 years and in the quiet of the day or the night, I think of what you all do.
The Joyful Noise! Gospel Choir is preparing traditional African music, spirituals, slave songs, and contemporary gospel and original music to raise money for the good work of Heifer International.
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.
Peter shares his experience of a recent dilemma he calls "The Camera vs. The Cow." The experience taught him a lesson of striking a balance between serving our personal desires and needs and meeting the needs of so many others in this world who depend on our help in their times of need.
Big, sweet Dwight “Bubba” Smith is the Associate Pastor (Alan Rice is the Senior Pastor) of Crossfire, an admittedly unorthodox United Methodist Church.
Ladies from various Women's Groups in Bihar, India break it down and show us how it is done!
In late October, Hurricane Sandy barreled through the Caribbean Sea and up the eastern seaboard leaving a path of destruction.
The future of Haiti begins in its soil but will come to fruition only in the marketplaces of the Caribbean, Central and South America and beyond.
Greetings, from Purdue University! Our names are Katelyn Jackson and Josey Holscher, and we are both senior students in Animal Sciences. We have been involved with Heifer International on Purdue’s campus for close to three years and since then we have