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Thursday, December 27, 2007

Holiday Giving

Today I sent $250 to Heifer International. My sister and I pooled our money to buy a water buffalo. Now some family in SE Asia will soon have an animal that will provide milk, work, fertilizer and more water buffaloes if it is a cow. This will mean a whole new world to this family as their job of subsistence farming will suddenly get a lot easier.

This is a Christmas tradition I have with my sister that I hope we continue for a long time.


valereee said...

Heifer International is one of the coolest ways to give.

ChileFarmer said...

How wonderful, I didn't even know about Heifer. I too am about to give. I think all over on the Market Farm Forum should know about Heifer. And any other place the word can be spread. They have a great site. Thanks for posting. CF

Rhea said...

I love this group. I gave some chicks this year via Heifer Intl. By the wa, I am going to add you to my blogroll.

. . . Dallas Meow . . . . >^^< . . . said...

This was what almost everyone in my fsmily 'got' last year.
'Cept one who heart is closer to Elizabeth Glaser.