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

There is much to be learned from a friendly exchange. With no preference for age, gender or national origin, it's available to everyone everywhere. The latest field stories are all about information sharing. These exciting collaborations aren't just casual conversations. They're creating roadmaps for the future. 

Members of an agricultural cooperative in Cambodia know that when useful information is shared widely, the benefits begin to multiply. Agricultural Cooperative Helps Start-up Businesses in Cambodian Village tells how the entrepreneurial spirit is thriving in Battambang City.

Youth in Armenia are learning the value of networking, too. Read Exchange Visit Brings Together Youth from Surrounding Communities to learn how these young leaders aren't waiting to grow up to make a difference in the world. 

Ending hunger and poverty is a universal mission that is important to us all. That's why Heifer Georgia and the Japanese Embassy signed a grassroots grant agreement that will extend its current partnership and help ensure economical sustainability for many residents of Georgia's Kvareli region.


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.