Columbia Independent School incorporated Read to Feed into their Global Perspectives program last year with a goal of $500 to purchase a cow. The students surpassed that with a final total of $4,610.
The opportunity to be part of the Vida Café Project has served as a catalyst for José and his family to start a thriving business and to enjoy healthier lives as a result.
When we empower mothers, profound change happens to create a better world. Children grow up physically and mentally strong, they dare to dream big with a bright hope for the future.
Want to see what it looks like when Heifer project participants Pass on the Gift? Not sure what "Passing on the Gift®" even means? Watch this video to find out!
Two provinces in Ecuador where Heifer conducts project work were heavily impacted by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that shook the central coast late Saturday night. After assessing for damage, Heifer Ecuador is now in process of delivering relief supplies.
At 17 years old, Richard Reiste was antsy to get out of Iowa. Having ventured beyond state borders only twice before, to Chicago and Kansas, Reiste was jumping to leave his family’s farm and explore more of the world.
John Claude Bemis, author of Read to Feed favorite Flora and the Runaway Rooster, talked with us about Read to Feed, feeding creativity through travel, upcoming projects and helping young people learn to love reading.
On April 25, 2015, Nepal experienced its largest earthquake in 80 years. The damage spared little, including the homes and livelihoods of thousands of Heifer participants. In the year since, Heifer Nepal has successfully assisted more than 31,000 families in the rebuilding process.