Women in Nepal are generating new income sources for their families and communities. They are creating their own small businesses from the knowledge and experience of working with Heifer International.
Stories from the Field
Heifer does amazing work throughout the world. Read stories of empowerment and transformation.
Cao Van and his wife struggled to provide for their small family but were always diligent workers. In 2012, they joined Heifer Vietnam and began raising ducks and catfish. Their new income helped support their daughter's education and return joy to their home.
In 2010, Lang Sophea began attending literacy classes implemented by Heifer Cambodia and Rural Children Saving Association. Her new skill set helped her become a leader in her community.
Heifer China held its second Home Cleaning Competition to improve local residents' environmental protection awareness. Families were given awards for the cleanliness and order of their homes.
Heifer has traditionally used large animals to assist project participants in Cambodia. Lately, however, farmers are choosing to work with swine, chickens and other small animals. Heifer Cambodia Country Director Keo Keang shares how smaller