The páramo is an ecosystem in South America. The páramo environment protects water sources for a large part of the rural and urban population. Most of the people who live here depend on the páramos both directly and indirectly.
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Climate change is the one true unifier of this planet—the problem belongs to us all. But for developing countries, especially those who depend so heavily on small-scale agriculture, the impacts are felt much more intensely. Haiti is no exception.
When I got married and was brought into this village there were just a few houses around. The forests were lush and dense. Then, we were not tormented by the problems of drought and landslides that now affect us each year.
Fourteen-year-old Sasun Tonapetyan belongs to a Heifer Armenia YES! Youth Club. He has been raising animals for four years and has big plans for his future farm.
Heifer International's rehabilitation efforts in the Philippines are ongoing after typhoon Haiyan hit the island nation seven months ago. Hear an update from staff who traveled there recently, and learn how you can double your gift today to help families like these who are affected by future disasters.
When you live somewhere with the nickname “The city of eternal heat” you probably expect it to be hot. Hot is okay. However, over the past couple of decades, climate change has made it harder and harder for families to manage their response to heat.
If anyone deserves a comfortable bed at the end of a long day, it’s Elizabeth Ngon Diouf, a single mother of six. But until recently she had no bed at all.
Through Heifer Peru’s project in her community, Ángela was able to learn valuable skills in sheep raising, manure preparation for fertilizer, gender equality and general animal well-being.