A Few Heifer International Facts

| November/December 2007

  • For the last 60 years, Heifer International has helped millions of families in more than 100 countries, including the United States.Livestock recipients give an offspring of their animal to others in the community to pass on the gift to another needy family.
  • Some breeds of ducks can produce more eggs annually than chickens.
  • More children around the world rely on goat milk than cow milk..
  • In Zimbabwe, a group of women participated in the Heifer “Passing on the Gift” program and passed on twice as many pigs as they had originally received, so more women could enjoy the benefits of livestock ownership.

ashley mckay
4/25/2013 5:16:08 PM

jeeze i have to donate to heifer from a chocolate fundraiser at school!!! and the evan cobal foundation!

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