Heifer International. A flock of chickscan help families from Cameroon add eggs to their inadequate diets and only costs $20. A water buffalo, which costs $250, canprovide draft power for planting rice, milk for protein and manure for fertilizer foran impoverished Filipino family.You can order it all in a snap on the Heifer International website, where you can also design an e-card that informs your friends and family of the gift you've given in their name.

Here's to love and peace in the New Year.