Though it hasn't made the headlines here, the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, caused injuries and death miles away in neighboring countries and regions, including Tibet of China, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan. The sudden disaster shifted worlds of happiness into sadness with so many lost...
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Relief efforts are giving way to recovery and rehabilitation in Heifer project areas in Nepal one month after a devastating earthquake rocked the country.
A second strong earthquake has hit Nepal just 16 days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake impacted an area of Heifer International projects near Kathmandu. Another 28 Heifer project villages
Alina Karki, communications officer for Heifer Nepal, gives us a look at the devastating effects of the earthquakes that have rocked the country in the past two weeks.
A week after a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake shook the entire nation, people are still living and sleeping under the open sky. The aftershocks still continue to traumatize the people of Nepal.
Heifer Nepal staff and volunteers who are distributing relief supplies are encountering enormous challenges and need in affected communities.
Francois, Esperance and their seven children were trapped in grinding poverty. Francois earned less than $200 a year. They had no animals to provide manure, meat or income. Even worse, the couple and one of their daughters are HIV-positive. They were always sick and without the energy to work...
Basmati Buda had a hard time adjusting when her family moved to Fattepur, Nepal. Unsure what else to do, she allowed her livestock to eat from the community nursery. Her neighbors yelled at her and called her names. Since joining the Strengthening Smallholder Enterprise project, Basmati has learned forest...