Animals

Watch: How Cows Help People Out of Poverty

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By Molly Mitchell

November 24, 2015

Watch: How Cows Help People Out of Poverty

The first animals we started providing were cows–that's why we're called "Heifer" International. Here are some facts about cows that explain why we provide them and how they help people lift themselves out of poverty and into self-reliance.