Name: Ms. Afrina Sagala

Title: Program Officer for Heifer Indonesia

Location: Northern Sumatra, Indonesia

How long have you worked for Heifer? 4 years, 9 months

What attracted you to work for Heifer? I was attracted to work for Heifer because of Heifer’s Values Based Holistic Community Development (VBHCD) approach. I have seen community members who work with us grow and make themselves a subject of transformation. Heifer has made something different with the Cornerstones as a foundation for the organization. Heifer’s support has made great impact for family members of these communities. The Cornerstones can be adapted to every religious and ethnic culture in Indonesia.

What has been the most memorable experience you have had while working for Heifer? The most memorable experience for me is the time I went to the field and saw the community grow and have a better life through Heifer’s program. Heifer can inspire the families for transformation. I found they are really happy as a Heifer family. Working for Heifer makes me feel good. It feels good to be part of the organization that enables them to get a better life.

My education includes: Bachelor of Psychology from Gajah Mada University, Indonesia

My hobbies include: Reading and Traveling

Something about me that you might not know: When I meet new people, they always think that I am shy.

What is the best thing about working for Heifer Indonesia? The best thing about working for Heifer Indonesia is being able to work with needy people in rural areas. My work with Heifer Indonesia enables me to do something that helps others.

Author

Maegan Clark

Maegan Clark loves social media even more than Southern sweet tea. She is currently pursuing her master’s in public administration and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a specialized study in public relations. Since working at Heifer, she has deepened her appreciation for the urgency with which we must end global hunger and poverty.