All photos by Bryan Clifton, courtesy of Heifer International.
“We have received and we have to continue giving to support other families. We want other children to improve like our children have.”
–Mr. Anastacio Manayay Calderón
“Due to the trainings now women get together and participate with the men, even women can work together to plan and organize activities. We didn’t know anything about gender equity, but now we realize we have value.”
– Mrs. Nicolasa Reyes Vilcabana
“Thanks to our trainings we are working as a whole and not individuals.”
–Mrs. Marcelina Huamán Quispe
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: