Economic Development

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL: Closing the Gender Gap

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At the current rate, experts predict it will take until 2133 to close the gender gap worldwide. More than 100 years is too long to wait.

We believe women deserve full equality today. Through training, self-help groups, and cooperatives, the women with whom we work become leaders— empowered to make decisions and respected by their communities.

TechnoServe: Helping Men and Women in the Developing World to Build Business

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TechnoServe works with enterprising people in the developing world to build competitive farms, businesses and industries.

TechnoServe is a nonprofit organization that develops business solutions to poverty by linking people to information, capital and markets. Their work is rooted in the idea that hardworking people can generate income, jobs and wealth for their families and communities. With more than four decades of proven results, they believe in the power of private enterprise to transform lives.

Learn more: http://www.technoserve.org/

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL: BlackRock Volunteers Join Heifer International in Cambodia

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Heifer International is working with families around the world to overcome hunger and live sustainably. In Cambodia, BlackRock volunteers joined with Heifer to build 38 chicken sheds and pig pens for participating families. 

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL: Study Time

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Sisters study in Uganda.

Aigi Sofia and her sister, Amongin Zipora, study.

 

Photo credit: Katya Cengel / Heifer International

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL: Family Cow

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A girl feeds the family cow.

Aigi Sofia feeds one of her family's cows.

 

Photo credit: Katya Cengel / Heifer International

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL: Eggs

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A boy proudly displays eggs from the family's chickens.

Ariko John Kokas displays eggs from the family's chickens.

 

Photo credit: Katya Cengel / Heifer International

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL: Feeding Time

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A girl feeding the family cow.

Anabo Esther Ruth feeds a family cow.

 

Photo credit: Katya Cengel / Heifer International

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL: Cow

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A family sits beside their cow.

Oluka Lawrence, his wife, Bessy, and his son, Davis, with a family cow.

 

Photo credit: Katya Cengel / Heifer International

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL: Chick

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A girl holds a chick.

Arimi Naomi holds a chick.

 

Photo credit: Katya Cengel / Heifer International

HEIFER INTERNATIONAL: Uganda

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A girl in Uganda with her family's goat.

Arimi Naomi with a family goat in Uganda.

 

Photo credit: Katya Cengel / Heifer International

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