Devi and her children have been living in a small tin box that they constructed out of corrugated tin roofs retrieved from the rubble of fallen houses since a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck the small country April 25.
Heifer’s International’s third annual Feast in the Field event took place on Saturday, May 30 to raise awareness and funds to help smallholder farmers in Arkansas through Heifer USA’s program. The more than 400 guests, in all white attire, enjoyed a lovely summer evening and sunset on the grounds...
Josephine teaches her children what she learns during the trainings. “We’ve been working shoulder to shoulder,” she said. “Even if I died tomorrow, they would be able to carry on.”
Since the initial quake on April 25, and in the days following the second quake on May 12, we received stories recalling what Heifer participants experienced, how they’re coping and what lies ahead. Here are a few that paint the picture of life in the devastated areas of Nepal.
Buddi Khatri, Heifer Nepal's senior program manager for training, was in Ecuador the day the first earthquake struck his homeland. He had no idea whether his family had survived when he boarded a plane home.
“[Heifer] builds your capacity and trains you. They follow-up and make sure things are going according to plan. Heifer gives you the complete package of animal husbandry training,” Evariste said. “When Heifer says they are going to help, they actually deliver. When an individual does their part, Heifer will...
Relief efforts are giving way to recovery and rehabilitation in Heifer project areas in Nepal one month after a devastating earthquake rocked the country.