When sophomore Nathan Sullivan of Wichita, Kan., entered economics class this fall at Sterling College, he had no idea that it would involve buying livestock. But Associate Professor of Business Dale Levering had a vision for integrating faith into the classroom, and economics class is no exception.
“One day in class, Dr. Levering was telling us how he used basic economic principles to do humanitarian work in other countries. He mentioned the Heifer project, and the class thought it sounded like a cool idea. So we all chipped in money to buy livestock for the project,” said Sullivan.
Heifer International gives animals to families in majority world countries who could benefit from a source of income. The animal provides a steady source of income by producing wool, eggs, milk, or other goods to sell at market. Th