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Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Linguistic Rights in Bangladesh
Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Linguistic Rights in Bangladesh.

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Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Linguistic Rights in Bangladesh

Feb. 21 is International Mother Language Day. After Bangladesh was born in 1971, the new country initiated the day to draw attention to national...

The Power of Radio: Finding Connection over the Airwaves
The Power of Radio: Finding Connection over the Airwaves.

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The Power of Radio: Finding Connection over the Airwaves

Since the very first radio broadcasts 110 years ago, radio has been a consistent and important means of connecting, educating and entertaining the...

Indigenous Guatemalan Women Earn Income from Carmine, a Traditional Red Dye Made from Bugs
Hands stained red from cochineal dye

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Indigenous Guatemalan Women Earn Income from Carmine, a Traditional Red Dye Made from Bugs

In San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala, Indigenous Maya women are reclaiming the age-old art of handcrafting carmine, perhaps the most vibrant natural...

Author Pat Rothfuss on Fundraising for Heifer International, Joy in a Dark Time and What It Means to Be a Geek
Author Pat Rothfuss on Fundraising for Heifer International, Joy in a Dark Time and What It Means to Be a Geek.

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Author Pat Rothfuss on Fundraising for Heifer International, Joy in a Dark Time and What It Means to Be a Geek

Since 2008, Worldbuilders — an organization started by New York Times bestselling author Patrick Rothfuss — has raised more than $10 million...

High School Artist Raises Thousands of Dollars for Heifer Through Handmade Greeting Cards
High School Artist Raises Thousands of Dollars for Heifer Through Handmade Greeting Cards.

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High School Artist Raises Thousands of Dollars for Heifer Through Handmade Greeting Cards

Through sales of her hand-crafted greetings cards high schooler Shea Tomac of Corona del Mar, California, is continuing to support Heifer...

A Visionary 1970s Book Continues to Influence Use of Technology in Development Work Today
A Visionary 1970s Book Continues to Influence Use of Technology in Development Work Today.

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A Visionary 1970s Book Continues to Influence Use of Technology in Development Work Today

E.F. Schumacher’s 1973 book, Small is Beautiful, led to an understated revolution, and paved the way for how many of us think about both...

Blue Nile and Heifer International Team Up to Help You Find the Perfect Gift for Your Wedding Anniversary
Blue Nile and Heifer International Team Up to Help You Find the Perfect Gift for Your Wedding Anniversary.

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Blue Nile and Heifer International Team Up to Help You Find the Perfect Gift for Your Wedding Anniversary

Choosing the perfect anniversary gift for your spouse can feel daunting, with so much choice and plenty of traditions to follow. To help you get...

Read the Summer issue of World Ark Magazine now
Read the Summer issue of World Ark Magazine now.

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Read the Summer issue of World Ark Magazine now

The very first online edition of Heifer International's quarterly World Ark magazine is here! Read about new beginnings in Nepal, plant-based...

Sun Protection Through the Ages
Sun Protection Through the Ages.

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Sun Protection Through the Ages

What was life like before SPF 30? Through the centuries humankind battled the sun with palm frond parasols, Viking eyeliner and velveteen face masks.

‘Everything Inside’ uncovers hearts divided between Haiti and America
‘Everything Inside’ uncovers hearts divided between Haiti and America.

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‘Everything Inside’ uncovers hearts divided between Haiti and America

Edwidge Danticat pulls no punches in Everything Inside, her latest collection of short stories following those who balance on the precarious line...