The evolution of projects to programs is creating a deeper impact in the African communities where Heifer works. Area Vice President Elizabeth Bintliff shares how the different regions of Africa are shifting focus and strategies to empower farmers to help themselves.
Stories from the Field
Heifer does amazing work throughout the world. Read stories of empowerment and transformation.
The Alcido family is one of the 91 original families who passed on gifts to other community members as part of the PROGRESS project through Heifer Philippines.
The Kocharyans family had limited resources before receiving a cow and training from Heifer Armenia. Now, they efficiently care for their animals and continue to improve their livelihood.
Naomi Aboraa was one of 15 winners presented with a 2013 Golden Talent Award. The award is presented to an individual or family that creates a sustainable livelihood with limited resources.
Heifer International is working to implement forest nurseries in Guatemala. Recently, Heifer Guatemala delivered the gift of seeds to San Antionio Senahu Mayor Nestor Caal Cac.
Students from St. Stithians Boys Preparatory School in Johannesburg, South Africa, participated in a Read to Feed program. Their efforts directly contributed to improving the lives of impoverished South African families.
Knarik Adamyan was left to care for her family when her husband had to seek work abroad. In 2010, she received a pregnant cow from Heifer Armenia. The cow's milk supplies additional income and the hope of keeping their family together.
Babalwa and Thanduxolo Mqayise are sister and brother. Like many young people in South Africa, they have hopes and dreams. Babalwa always wanted to be a nurse and her younger brother wanted to be a lawyer. Until recently, it seemed that the siblingsâ€™ dreams would not come true. With...
JosÃ© Luis, better known as â€œJoselo,â€ is 30 years old. He lives with his wife and three children in the village of Pueblo Nuevo in the rural community of San Lucas in northern Peru. Joselo is partnering with Heifer Peru to raise bees for honey production and become a...