"I've worked in many organizations before, but I know that Heifer's model is making a difference. Within six months it's possible for a community to change its history."
story by Puja Singhphotographs by Geoff Oliver Bugbee for Heifer International For centuries, women have been telling stories through art and music. In Bengal, these stories are told through Nakshi Kantha, a type of folk art where colorful
The holidays are here! It's time to start making your list and check them twice! I know you've all be nice. As the next two weeks of festive fun are around, remember these simple things and you're holidays will seem much less stressful: The
story by Puja Singhvideo by Geoff Oliver Bugbee for Heifer International In this short video, adhibashis (tribal) women dance arm-in-arm to the crescendo of drums in a Passing On The Gift ceremony where 15 cows were passed on to new families in
The Heifer Ukraine team (all 16 of them) are hard working people. And they dont mind working under less-than ideal circumstances. Like their offices. Pierre Ferrari, Pietro Turilli, Clinton School of Public Service student (and Heifer
Mr. Alyssi Eloundou Bathelemy and his wife Mrs. Kanse Ada Philomene stand in front oftheir pig pen. Photos by Jake Lyell. If Heifer animals are like "living savings accounts" for struggling families, the pig may well be the most interest-bearing.
So you've purchased a heifer (okay, let's be honest, a share of a heifer) for your favorite do-gooder cousin, and you've ordered your plush heifer to go with it. What's next? Wrap it up! But don't just use the same-old wrapping paper tucked back in
This post was contributed by Jennifer Wheary, a Demos senior fellow who focuses on issues of economic opportunity, education and the global middle class. Wheary is a regular contributor to Newsday and is preparing an article for Heifer's World
Pietro Turilli, Heifer's Vice President for Heifer's Central/Eastern Europe area, told me, "you've got to talk to this guy. He's our biggest supporter. He made all this possible." I'm intrigued. So in a brand new, high-tech barn with roll-up
Heifer International is observing International Human Rights Day today with a message to all our supporters: be grateful. At this moment, you probably aren’t worrying that your property will be taken away, or that someone will