Stories from the Field
Heifer does amazing work throughout the world. Read stories of empowerment and transformation.
Through an innovative tool called Pro-Poor Wealth Creating Value Chain, Heifer is effectively transforming the socioeconomic condition of families in the Asia/South Pacific area.
After becoming a widow, Chuon Sarin found it difficult to provide for her family. With assistance from Heifer Cambodia she now has a successful business through chickens, pigs, and gardening.
Gender equity is key to Heifer's success in bringing an end to hunger and poverty. Heifer uses education, livestock and nutrition as tools to empower women to become leaders in their communities in Southeast Asia.
When Ntombi's parents died, she did not know how she would care for her family. Heifer South Africa restored her hope through gifts and training.
When Le Tan Linh attended his first Heifer Vietnam training courses, he did not know the change it would bring to his entire community. Through training he has learned how to be a leader who effectively helps his village overcome poverty.
Passing on the Gift® symbolizes a chain of solidarity and a network of hope, dignity and sustainability among those who need it the most. Heifer families in Mexico continue this tradition through a joyful ceremony.
Beautiful mountains and glaciers attract travelers from all over the world to the rural areas of Georgia. Heifer Georgia is helping develop the ecotourism in these areas through families and horses.