From Mining to Milking in Zambia's Copperbelt

In Zambia’s aptly named Copperbelt province, copper is the lifeblood of the economy and has been for generations. When he was 28 years old, Jeremy Chela started working in one of the mines, drilling holes and placing explosives that would blast the metal out of the ground. It was...

World Environment Day Round-Up

Last month Heifer staff and participants around the world celebrated World Environment Day by getting their communities together to plant trees, build nurseries, hold recycling contests and otherwise take action to improve the environment.

The Nepal Earthquake: One Year Later

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.