Heifer International: Famine Prevention and Sustainability

Author Barbara Kingsolver describes her journey to the Andes in Peru to witness the famine prevention and sustainability projects accomplished by Heifer International.



Heifer International
Heifer International gives the gift of livestock to those in need. This Peruvian child received baby chicks last summer.
Photo courtesy Steven Hopp
Famine Prevention
Compartir recursos — "passing on the gift" — is a simple idea: Families that receive livestock through heifer share the offspring of these animals with neighboring families.  
Photo courtesy Steven Hopp
Barbara Kingsolver
The author with her daughter Lily (left)and recipients of Heifer International gifts. 
Photo courtesy Steven Hopp
Peru
Heifer International gives the gift of livestock to those in need. This Peruvian child received baby chicks last summer.
Illustration courtesy Heifer International
Sheep
Heifer International gives the gift of livestock to those in need.
Illustration courtesy Heifer International
Cattle Exchange
Heifer International gives the gift of livestock to those in need.
Illustration courtesy Heifer International
Livestock
Heifer International gives the gift of livestock to those in need.
Illustration courtesy Heifer International











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