Archive for April 2011

Ukraine: New Opportunities for the Kosyukova Family

When a new Heifer Ukraine project came to the village of Nova Orzhytsia, Lyudmila Kosyukova's family did not participate in it from the start. Once the family joined and learned about Heifer's Training and Education Cornerstone, they were inspired to invest the savings they built from selling excess milk...

Date: Apr 13, 2011  |  Category: Stories from the Field

http://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2011/April/ukraine-new-opportunities-for-the-kosyukova-family.html

Nepal: One Letter at a Time

In this classroom in Nepal, the blackboard is made of cement and black paint, and is built into the wall. It was originally built for the Values-based Literacy Program (VBLP) classes. Along with improving their livelihoods with goats and related trainings, the 23 project participants in this village of...

Date: Apr 13, 2011  |  Category: Stories from the Field

http://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2011/April/nepal-one-letter-at-a-time.html

Rwanda: Miracle Cows in Rwanda

After losing everything in the horrible genocidal war that ravaged Rwanda in 1994, Christine Makahumure heard about an organization that was giving out cows. With little else to hope for, she applied for help. And soon after, Christine received her cow from Heifer International. In Rwanda, where a little...

Date: Apr 13, 2011  |  Category: Stories from the Field

http://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2011/April/rwanda-miracle-cows-in-rwanda.html

Africa: Gates Foundation grant empowers 179,000 dairy farmers through EADD

Through a generous gift from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Heifer is working through the East African Dairy Development (EADD) to empower 179,000 dairy farmers double their milk production and develop refrigeration cooperatives so that the farmers can get more milk to market. Watch the video to see...

Date: Apr 13, 2011  |  Category: Heifer Bulletin

http://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2011/April/africa-gates-foundation-grant-empowers-179000-dairy-farmers-through-eadd.html