Heifer India's recent work focuses on girls' education and women's empowerment. Turns out, once asked, Indian girls have a lot to say about what education and changing views mean to them.
Development is not something that we begin. It is a process that we step into. It begins long before we get there and if we do it right, it continues long after we are gone.
It's hard to explain to a clingy four-year-old that mom's job will take her on a nie-day, 9,000-mile journey to visit development projects in southern Africa, so I told him I was going on a lion hunt instead.