One woman in the Piura region of Peru has transformed from a quiet, reluctant member of the community into one who is leading the charge for change—all thanks to a Heifer project.
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Nanay Neneng has worked as a health worker in her community for 45 years. Her hard work has helped to transform and inspire the lives around her in the Angas village of the Philippines.
Leónidas Colque, 62, lives with his family in Bolivia’s Pairumani community. Thanks to Heifer Bolivia, Leónidas’ neighbors revere him as an exemplary leader and one to emulate in community development.
On May 15, 2014, 25 Irish Friesian heifers made their way to a small community in Dumitrita, Romania. More than 120 families in this area will benefit from these gifts made possible through Heifer's Empowering Roma Women in Bistrita County Project. The cows will provide nutritious dairy and extra...
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.
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.