Heifer projet http://www.heifer.org/
Provides animals that can support a sustainable food source (e.g., milk/eggs) to impoverished families.
- Heifer envisions…A world of communities living together in peace and equitably sharing the resources of a healthy planet.
- Heifer’s mission is…To work with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the earth.
- Heifer's strategy is…To “pass on the gift.” As people share their animals’ offspring with others – along with their knowledge, resources, and skills – an expanding network of hope, dignity, and self-reliance is created that reaches around the globe.
Ten Thousand Villages http://www.tenthousandvillages.com/
- Ten Thousand Villages provides vital, fair income to Third World people by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories in North America.
- Ten Thousand Villages works with artisans who would otherwise be unemployed or underemployed. This income artisans earn helps pay for food, education, health care and housing.