LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Mar 11, 2013) The Garnet Hill Pass on the Gift® in Peru Sweepstakes enters its final days today, with a deadline of March 12. The grand prize winner will receive an all-inclusive trip for two to the ancient Incan Empire capital of Cuzco. For seven days, they will work hand in hand with Heifer to foster sustainable development in the community while experiencing the countrys colorful culture through exclusive guided tours. To learn more or to enter the Pass on the Gift® in Peru Sweepstakes, please visit garnethill.com.
The trip includes an introduction to Heifer International's alpaca projects in the Andean region near Cuzco. The winner will participate in and learn about all facets of alpaca care including feeding, tending to pasture and the business associated with the sale of their exceptionally soft wool to make blankets, ponchos, hats and carpets which ensures a sustainable way of life for struggling families.
For Heifer International, development is about creating a world free of hunger and poverty, where families in need thrive under their own energy and entrepreneurial spiriton their own terms.
Heifer International began activities in Peru in 1963 and continues to support urban and rural communities and small-farmer organizations to improve their quality of life. Perus diverse cultural patterns are based on solidarity and reciprocity. Thus, Heifers approach to sharing resources is a key element to achieve just and sustainable development. Today, Heifer Peru works in Piura, Lambayeque, Cerro de Pasco, Lima, Junin, Huancavelica, Cuzco, Apurimac and Puno, and has assisted more than 40,000 families. Heifers partnership with Garnet Hill began in 2009.
To learn more or to enter the Pass on the Gift® in Peru Sweepstakes, please visit garnethill.com.
About Heifer International:
Heifer Internationals mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Since 1944, Heifer International has provided livestock and environmentally sound agricultural training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. Heifer is currently working in more than 40 countries, including the United States, to help families and communities become more self-reliant. For more information, visit www.heifer.org, read our blog, follow us on Facebook or Twitter, or call (800) 696-1918.