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.
Empowering women is a keystone of Heifer's mission. Read stories of the amazing women we work with around the world.
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.