Press Releases

Monthly press releases about what's going on with Heifer projects and programs.

Heifer survey team arrives in Haiti

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International staff arrived in Port-au-Prince Wednesday, March 17, to begin work with the Heifer Haiti team to help plan for the organization’s short and long-term rehabilitation and recovery strategies in the

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Heifer staff safe following Tropical Storm Agatha, eruption of volcano

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 1, 2010) – Heifer International country staff in Guatemala and Honduras are reported to be safe in the wake of Tropical Storm Agatha, which struck the Central American countries Saturday, May 29, killing nearly 200

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Heifer staff in Haiti helping in earthquake’s aftermath

Long-term rehabilitation plan will focus on sustainable development LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International continues to monitor news reports even as it works to maintain contact with its in-country staff in the wake of the magnitude 7

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Heifer providing animals, support to Haiti project families

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 18, 2010)—In the months since the January earthquake in Haiti, Heifer International staff—in country and headquarters—have been supporting ongoing recovery efforts and planning for the long-term work to help

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Heifer project in Zambia wins Best Practice Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International’s Miyoba Women’s Draft Cattle Project in Zambia has been selected for a Best Practice Award by InterAction, a coalition of humanitarian organizations providing disaster relief, refugee

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Heifer project in Albania wins Best Practice Award

InterAction cites livestock production, value chain development in recognitionLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 21, 2010) – Heifer International's Integrated Dairy Development Project in Albania has been selected for a Best Practice Award by

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Heifer President Jo Luck to talk service with Rotary

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 21, 2010) – Heifer International President Jo Luck will be one of the keynote speakers in June at the Rotary International Convention in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, which is expected to have a registration of 40,000

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Heifer President Jo Luck honored as IABC Communicator of the Year

The Arkansas chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators has selected Heifer President Jo Luck as its 2010 Communicator of the Year.IABC Arkansas presents the award annually to an Arkansan who leads the way in fostering and

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Heifer one of Top 10 most trusted nonprofits

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International is one of the top 10 most trusted nonprofits in America and one that people identified as an organization they would most likely personally give to, a new Harris Interactive brand equity study shows.In

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Heifer names Pietro Turilli Europe vice president

 Officer has experience with UN International Fund for Agricultural DevelopmentLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Sept. 27, 2010) – Heifer International announced today that Pietro Turilli, a former evaluation officer with the United Nations

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