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Breaking Ground: Heifer International

Ever thought of donating a llama or water buffalo to a third-world country in your loved one’s name for their next bithday? Welcome to gift-giving redefined, courtesy of Heifer International. Heifer HQ building surrounded by wetlands Founded by Dan West in 1944, Heifer International’s mission is to “Work with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the earth,” according to their web site. It is an organization that illustrates the parable about teaching a man how to fish. This organization allows individuals and organizations to purchase various livestock including heifers, llamas, chicks, rabbits, etc. and donate them to third-world countries in a person or organization’s name. A receiving family not only receives a source of food, but they pass on the gift by giving the offspring of the animals or their products (such as eggs) to other families in the village. So, in essence, it is a…Log In to Read Full Article

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