Charity- animals for 3rd world countries?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Imp, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Anyone buy animals for people in the 3rd world.

    I'm curious if it's legit and and if you can recommend an organization?

    Thanks,

    Imp
     
  2. 20123001

    20123001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes its legit and a good one is Heifer International

    you can see their website : http://heifer.org/
    you can send a lot of different animals from them.
     
  3. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Quote:I 2nd this.
     
  4. stoopid

    stoopid Chicken Fairy Godmother

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    Heifer international, I think it's called. You give them money to say, buy a cow, or a goat, for someone in Africa, or something like that...
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:Thanks, I think that is the one mentioned last year here.

    Imp
     
  6. bluesub

    bluesub Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We donated to Heifer International one year, and it is legitimate.
     
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  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Thank you all.
    I've been hearing all sorts of depressing statistics about poverty/famine around the world. Thinking that rather than buy candy and trinkets I might celebrate Christmas by trying to do some good.

    Imp- thinks my credit card is about to heat up.
     
  8. punk-a-doodle

    punk-a-doodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, there are also groups that help set up aquaponic bucket units (grows fish and a garden while conserving water).
     
  9. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:[​IMG] I see that heifer does fish and lots of other things too.

    Imp
     
  10. Criskin

    Criskin Lost somewhere in a book

    The Heifer Ranch is right down the road from us. I highly recommend it as well.
     

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