Thach Thi Ut Luong shows energy, motivation and passion empowering and educating women in her community. Currently, she manages 410 women participating in Heifer Vietnam projects and hopes to impact more families in the future.
Stories from the Field
Heifer does amazing work throughout the world. Read stories of empowerment and transformation.
On August 3, 2013, Heifer China and Wharf China organized a farmers market to help project participants sell organic products and develop marketing strategies. Now, more urban residents can purchase fresh products directly from farmers.
The Milk for Money partnership project between Heifer Armenia and the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development has helped improve the lives of 63 families. The Sevoyan family is grateful for the gift of a pregnant heifer and its abundant supply of nutritious milk.
Demetrio Apinan and his wife returned to their hometown in the Philippines in hopes of escaping their impoverished city life. Relatives helped the couple, but Demetrio still struggled to feed his family. Soon, the Apinan family will receive a dairy cow from Heifer Philippines, which will increase their income...
Story by Diana Odar and Monica Dykas | Volunteers | Heifer PeruPhotos by Diana Odar | Volunteer | Heifer Peru Carlos Josué Ayala Martinez is 49 years old, single and lives with his family in Pueblo Nuevo de
Residents of the 12 Eagles Community and Santa Elena Secacao, Guatemala had become wary of organizations who promised help. But project participants gained enthusiasm when Heifer Guatemala provided training and fruit trees. Now, participants are Passing on the GiftÂ® to more families living in the hillside communities.
In 2012, Heifer Armenia provided the Arakelyan family with five sheep. The family is thankful for Heifer's assistance, as the investment continues to support and improve their lives.
Meas Saran was left to care for two children when her husband was killed in Cambodia's civil war. Through Heifer International, she learned about the 12 Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development and animal management. Now, she is improving the life of her family and community.
Story by Song Jinpin | Beijing Regional Program Manager | Heifer ChinaPhotos by Wang Jinluo | Volunteer | Heifer China More than a hundred farmers from China's Dadonggou Village slowly gathered in the village square on the morning of May 18,
Families stick together thanks to the training and support of Heifer South Africa. The Thusanang Dairy Project supports women and families like Bulelani Ndlovu's to grow vegetables and their hearts for better health and increased income using the 12 Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development.