Coastal residents of Ecuador are still reeling from the earthquake that struck on April 16, killing 662 people, injuring more than 36,000 and leaving about 28,000 in temporary living situations.
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Two provinces in Ecuador where Heifer conducts project work were heavily impacted by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the central coast late Saturday night. After assessing for damage, Heifer Ecuador is now in process of delivering relief supplies.
On April 25, 2015, Nepal experienced its largest earthquake in 80 years. The damage spared little, including the homes and livelihoods of thousands of Heifer participants. In the year since, Heifer Nepal has successfully assisted more than 31,000 families in the rebuilding process.
COBAN, Guatemala—Pablo Moreno’s passion for cardamom began in his childhood, when his parents grew it near their home. As he learned more about the spice’s unique flavor and health benefits, he began to ask himself, Why are we exporting all our cardamom? Why don’t we use it? Guatemala exports more...
“I had an idea,” she said. “I had seen a lot of coconut trees cut in my village and just left there.” During the first break, Klang called her husband and asked him to gather all the discarded coconut trees. When he asked what they were for, Klang, in...
Davit Simonyan was born in a small, rural Armenian village and grew up in the country's capital city of Yerevan. As a young adult, he returned to his birthplace and has built a successful tourism business with a little help from Heifer's Advanced Rural Development Initiative.
Did you know that Heifer International works with chocolate farmers in Bolivia? Join Heifer project participant Carmen Ojopi Duran as she follows the cacao she harvests all the way through its transformation into delicious chocolate treats!