Editor’s note: In Context is a new series designed to inform and educate you on Heifer’s work in each country we have a presence. Every two weeks we’ll tackle a different country and examine unique situations related to hunger and poverty, how Heifer works to address them as well as take some time to explore local culture and traditions.
Take a peek into the lives of Heifer project participants in Brazil.
Diego Pereira de Souza cutting grass to feed his family’s animals.
A Heifer project participant tending to her nursery.
Raquel Mikaeli Lucindo de Silva holding a baby goat. Her family received one goat and one sheep.
A cashew tree.
Brazilian farmers typically store their seeds in a seed bank like this one: