“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...
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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!
The awareness of the need for sanitary bathrooms has transformed Pisey’s community. She said several families have built their own latrines and more are already putting money aside.
At a Passing on the Gift® ceremony in Zambia on October 22, 70 draft heifers were passed on to new families under the Women Empowerment through Animal Traction (WEAT) project.
Today marks six months since the devastating earthquake in Nepal, and Heifer participants are well on their way to recovery.
Heifer was monitoring Hurricane Patricia, the massive hurricane bearing down on the the Pacific coast of Mexico Friday, though our programs staff said the storm is not expected to directly impact our area of work in the Central American country.
There was a time when Your wanted nothing more than to be at university with his friends from school; he felt like he was being left behind without opportunities to grow. Becoming a promoter helped Your navigate his transition from academic to farmer and opened doors to learning that...
Super Typhoon Lando, known internationally as Koppu, has triggered flooding and landslides in the areas where Heifer has projects. All staff and participants are safe and are rebuilding where needed.