Humanity Healing International

Humanity Healing International is a humanitarian, nonpolitical, nondenominational spiritual organization promoting Spiritual Activism as a means to foster Healing for communities around the world. Our Mission is to seek out and identify specific projects worldwide and to implement definable and sustainable solutions. Our initiatives are not broad mandates, but targeted undertakings created to restore Hope in the lives of children and communities that have lost it.
Dec 14, 2011

The Cows in Question

The new additions at the vocational center
The new additions at the vocational center

Dear Friends of Humanity Healing,

We recently sent out a report sharing that the recent news from the vocational center at Future Victory School is that 30 of the goats were traded for 2 cows.

The cows will provide a great source of nourishment (in the form of milk) for the children at FVS and give the children in the program the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills of livestock management.

I am attaching pictures of the cows in question.  It appears that they are also fond of the Learning Landscape which we recently completed at FVS.  :-)

As the goats produce 2 kids per pregnancy, we expect the goat herd to come back up to size quickly.

The cow seems to like the Learning Landscape
The cow seems to like the Learning Landscape

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Dec 6, 2011

Goats for Cows

Dear Friends of HHI,

Here is a quick update of the Vocational Training project at Future Victory School.

The agricultural section of the Vocational Training Center at FVS continues to expand and diversity.  Recently, 30 of the goats were traded for 2 cows. This leaves a balance of 10 goats.  Goats bread quickly and in pairs, so that this number will come back up quickly.

These cows will be bred so that we will be looking forward to calves next summer.

The children are excited about the new animals and are learning the proper care and handling of cattle.

We do not have pictures of the cows yet, but will post them shortly.

Much Metta,

HH Team

Aug 30, 2011

Vocational Center Helps Local Community, Looks to Expand

Cassava at Model Farm
Cassava at Model Farm

As has been reported in the news, Eastern Africa has been hit with a famine that was brought on by drought.  The cassava that is being grown at the Vocational Training Center and Model Farm is a special drought resistant hybrid.  We have been sharing cuttings from the cassava plants out to the local communities to help increase food security in the region.  This strand of cassava was purchased through the generosity of the community on GlobalGiving.

Our goat herd at the Vocational Training Center, located at Future Victory School, is growing.  From an initial start of 30 goats, the herd is up to 40.  We are currently looking to trade/sell some of the goats to purchase some cows which can be raised along with the goats.  The cows we intend to raise are local but exotic by a percentage of 50%. These are resistant to the climatic conditions of Uganda and requirement a minimal veterinary expenditure compared to the 75% or 100% exotics. A young heifer of 5 months old costs about 500,000 Shillings (1.00 USD = 2,500.00 UGX) but since we were proposing to exchange with goats, we are yet to know the number of goats that they may need from us. The cows will be raised for milk.

Much Metta,
Christopher Buck
President
Humanity Healing International

Cassava at Model Farm 2
Cassava at Model Farm 2
Cassava roots
Cassava roots
Cassava Root close-up
Cassava Root close-up
Cassava cuttings ready to replant
Cassava cuttings ready to replant
Cassava cuttings ready to share with community
Cassava cuttings ready to share with community

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