Jean Pierre Venette belongs to Heifer’s Rural Entrepreneurs for Agricultural Cooperation in Haiti program, or REACH. She and 39 other women work together to promote better crop and animal production while becoming thriving farmers and businesswomen.
As Donna said in her post yesterday, we’re highlighting key aspects of the US budget that fund poverty-focused development and humanitarian assistance. Heifer wishes to inform its supporters about the value of what could be lost in a flurry of
Though we've been sharing a lot of information the past couple of days about how the government needs to continue to make an investment in ending hunger and poverty while they work out the U.S. budget, I thought I'd share some recent articles that
In a little more than 12 hours, I'll fly to Atlanta. Then to Paris. Then to Conakry, Gunea. Then to Freetown, Sierra Leone. I leave home on Saturday and arrive in another time, another place, another dimension. Excited, to be sure, but also a
As Congress looks for cuts to resolve its current budget crisis, foreign aid can easily begin to look like the low-hanging fruit that no one would object too much to losing. But as you study what each account targeted pays for, the negative
The time to act is now. Go read this from InterAction, and then come back. Heifer's Director of Governmental and Institutional Relations in Washington, D.C. wrote the following message. The unprecedented din over the debt ceiling seems to
America is home to nearly 300 million people. Even in this land of commercial and factory farms, of fast food chains and cheap and prolific foods, 49 million people—that’s one in six—struggle with hunger. But hunger in the United
Earlier this month, Howard G. Buffet, son of billionaire Warren Buffet and United Nations Ambassador Against Hunger, wrote a piece for the Des Moines Register about hunger in the United States and proposed budget cuts threatening some of our
From June 24-July 1, 16 professional educators from around the United States traveled Honduras with Heifer International to visit various projects. Check the blog over the next few weeks for more posts from Study Tour participants to hear their
by Puja Singh Mike Thompson, the writer of the book "The Anywhere Leader," just finished the Nepal end of his Heifer trip. His quest for anywhere leaders who achieve their goals despite challenging circumstances took him to rural Nepal. In
by Heifer Creative Director Bill Fitzgerald Bill (right) with Gary Levox and Jay Demarcus of the Rascal Flatts Recently, Heifer received a free space in the gifting suite for the American Century Championship...