Last week marked the fifth anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake that killed more than 230,000 people and initially displaced 1.5 million others. The event led Heifer to re-evaluate the way we work in Haiti, and that approach remains in place today. Heifer Haiti Country Director Hervil Cherubin reflects...
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Five years after a devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, Heifer International says its farmers on the impoverished island are benefiting from a new approach to development work that focuses on sustainable economic development.
Jose Bonifacio received the gift of a family garden in June of last year. Already, the plot is helping his family eat better foods and also bringing in extra income.
Imagine having to go to the bathroom out in the open. To many of us, this scenario sounds like a nightmare. However, for the millions of people living in Asia with no toilets, this is their reality.
Jean Pierre Venette belongs to Heifer’s Rural Entrepreneurs for Agricultural Cooperation in Haiti program, or REACH. She and 39 other women work together to promote better crop and animal production while becoming thriving farmers and businesswomen.
For six weeks in September and October, local entrepreneurs in Appalachia participated in Ascent Business Network’s Birds Eye Business Planning Course. The course’s curriculum was co-developed by Heifer International.
After realizing that he didn't have enough food to feed his family, Yang Qilu turned to Heifer, where he and his wife learned how to raise chickens and, in turn, their income.