The Graphic Imperative
Poverty is a serious issue around the world, most severly affecting people in third world countries such as Haiti, Ethiopia and Ghana. This is a serious issue because poverty negatively effects these countries as a whole including the health of its people. Heifer International donates livestock to families in an effort to alleviate poverty in third world countries. Individuals can donate animals such as goats, chickens and cows to impoverished families. These animals provide the family with heathly food and nutrients. Families can also sell their surplus products thereby giving families an additional source of income. As people share their animals' products with others – along with their knowledge, resources, and skills – a spirit of self-reliance is created that reaches around the globe, helping to end the cycle of poverty.