Students in the 6thGrade Class at Memorial Elementary School in Hopedale, Mass., report that one of the most memorable projects from elementary school was Read to Feed®.
Post written by Sarah Donaghy, Heifer International community volunteer coordinator. Photos taken at the 2011 Living Gift Market in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, by Sutheera Phimolthitikul, Heifer Thailand administrative manager. The outrage of
Would you be surprised if I told you Ugandan kids don't want to be farmers? Probably not. Kids in the United States don't often mention agriculture as a career goal, either. Unfortunately for us, we've had kind of an "oops" moment as our farmers
Dolores shows us her composting recipe. Today is World Soil Day. As you know, Heifer's mission is to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. When we say "Earth," we mean "earth," too. It's kind of a no-brainer that, as an organization
It's been an exciting week at Heifer headquarters. As part of the social media team at Heifer, I get to read and respond to stories that our fans share with us about why they give Heifer gifts to their family and friends. This holiday
There's a reason animal gifts are popular right now. The idea is fun; the animal is cute, easy to give as an alternative gift and is readily available from several organizations that all tout it as a means to help impoverished communities become
All Heifer projects strive for sustainability, and that's why we often provide trees of different varieties to families in need. Trees enrich the air with oxygen, help maintain soils and provide fruits and nuts, as well. Watch this video to see how
Heres something to think about on World AIDS Day: a gift of livestock could help prevent the next HIV from ever arising. ????? Photo by Michael Padmanaba/CIFOR Many viruses, like HIV, Ebola and SARS, begin in animals before jumping to the
Photo by Russell Powell This gregarious gal is part of the Building Communities for Holistic Development in the Central Region Project in Juretthhum Village, Nuwakot District, Nepal.
Today is World AIDS Day. This year's theme is "Getting to Zero," with a commitment to zero new HIV infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and zero discrimination. Our two-pronged strategy to help fight the HIV/AIDS pandemic, particularly in
The Fourth Level High Forum on Aid Effectiveness is taking place this week in Busan, Korea. United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and delegates from non-governmental organizations around the