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This weekly post shines a light on a handful of stories from's "From the Field" section.

Planting seeds, literally and figuratively, changes lives. The countless stories of gifts that spark an entrepreneurial spirit and partnerships that yield and multiply benefits beyond expectations illustrate the life-changing miracles inside the seeds that Heifer plants every day. 

Heifer Armenia's 29th rural youth club just started in Debed village. Read The New Armenian Youth Club in Debed to find out what these young leaders have in mind for the future of their community.

For the Iskandaryan family in Armenia's Lukashin village, change started with one pregnant heifer. In the short year since her arrival, the family of eight eats better and farms better. The Iskandaryan Family Sees Success from Growing Farm shows us what sprouting success looks like.  

Collaboration has historically yielded great results and the Armenia-Poland partnership is no exception. From Armenia to Poland and Back: Long-Term Partnership, Tangible Results highlights two recent study tours in which Armenian project participants visited dry fruit processing and milk production projects in Poland.


Erin Snow

Erin Snow joined Heifer International in 2007 after earning a degree in Mass Communication from UALR. She lives in Little Rock with her husband and daughter. Passionate about cultivating positive and healthy relationships with her family, friends and the planet, Erin enjoys yoga, meditation, music, creative writing and travel.