Before Heifer, the farmers in the Bamendjinda community of Cameroon were stuck in a cycle of poverty. Thanks to Heifer and the farmer's hard work, they have now become agents of change in their community.
Heifer does amazing work throughout the world. Read stories of empowerment and transformation.
The emergence of biosand filters in Cameroon has helped to improve the health of dozens of people across the country. Thanks to Heifer, villagers are building their own filters and saving lives in the process.
Two of Heifer’s programs from South Africa, Heifer Malawi and Heifer Zambia, have won grants totaling a combined $5.3 million. The four grants will help contribute to the success of multiple programs within those countries as well as supporting smallholder farmers.
Heifer China is teaching villagers new ways to raise cattle using technology-based training and practices. One man, Xu Li, is using what he has learned to help his family and inspire other villagers.
Rosa and Jose live in the Philippines' Sayon village. They used to live a hand-to-mouth existence, but Heifer and H.E.E.D. Foundation brought a project to Sayon that changed their life forever.
Deep in the indigenous territory of the Mojos province in the Amazon is the Santa Rosa del Apere community of Bolivia. Many members of the community have turned to agroforestry to help improve their farming and their lives.
Nepal communities are coming together to begin the healing process after the disastrous floods that killed about 50 farmers and left thousands of homes damaged and destroyed.