The Njombe Region, one of the regions where the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project is being implemented, rang with song and dance. Men, women and children of all ages shared beautiful messages through music, poems, recitals, skits and dramas that voiced a key message of gender equity, urging...
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“I want to help the people from my community until my last breath,” Kim Sarah said. “I have wasted enough of my time feeling sorry for myself and lamenting on my ill fate. With the knowledge I have received from Heifer’s trainings, I feel strong enough to make a...
The value of the Tanzania shilling is steadily dropping against the United States dollar, and the economic sting is being felt by many who fear that this increased inflation may make poverty worse and living conditions even harder. Despite economic challenges, there are people who use the little they...
Age does not matter to Pilipine Geldore, a Heifer Philippines dairy farmer. At 52, despite receiving little encouragement and even discouraging words from her friends and neighbors, she enthusiastically joined the Guinabsan Dairy Farmers Association (GDFA) and welcomed her first heifer, Lalay.
Heifer Rwanda project participants Alphonsine Uwamahoro, Charlotte Musabyimana and Esperance Uwanyiligira have used their positions as milk producers to go beyond sharing and caring for their families and to fight against malnutrition of their neighborhood children.
Heifer International Malawi Country Director Petronella Halwiindi shares her experience attending and serving on a panelist at The ONE Campaign's AYA Summit in Washington, D.C.
Today is International Day of the Girl Child, a day to raise awareness of the inequality faced by girls worldwide and to support wider opportunities for them.
Oxfam International and Clean Energy Nepal honored 22 women farmers for their contributions to agriculture through the Recognition to Women Farmers program. Heifer project participant Mithu Adhikari, from Kaski district’s Lahachowk village, was one of them.