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.
Heifer does amazing work throughout the world. Read stories of empowerment and transformation.
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.
This Friday, October 16, is World Food Day–a time to raise awareness and encourage action to end food insecurity around the world. Read on to learn about Jaya Durga Self-Help Group–a powerful and determined group of women who found a way to bring a market and build a road...
Since joining Heifer’s self-help group, the Karki family has transformed from subsistence farmers into rural entrepreneurs. In their own little way, they are contributing to developing a self-reliant economy in Nepal despite its identity as an agricultural country heavily dependent on imports of food products from its neighboring countries...
About 20 families received crop shares and Heifer Haiti goats. As the original families gave their gifts, they explained what they did to care for the crop or animal and expressed their desire that the receiver would do the same.
It's been nearly four months since a massive earthquake and thousands of aftershocks shook Nepal. We have an update on what's happening and how your funds are being used in the field.