Pierre Ferrari signs a certificate honoring the groundbreaking of a new demonstration farm as part of a Heifer/Danone project near Andriivka village, eastern Ukraine. The document was later placed in a time capsule.
Prior to 2007 dairy products made with actual milk were hard to come by in Ghana. I know that sounds strange, but even the most popular dairy product on the marketyogurtwas mostly made with powdered milk. These powder-based
I hope you've been enjoying our series highlighting some of the livestock and other options from the Heifer Gift Catalog. I know many people like giving and receiving the gift of a goat or a share of a water buffalo. It's not only a great way to
When the floods came, Iryna Paviluk's life was nearly washed away. When Heifer came, she was able to rebuild it.In 2008, floods devastated Chernivtsi Oblast in western Ukraine. Iryna's house was destroyed, her orchards flooded and her animals lost.
Annie Bergman, World Ark writer and regular contributor on Heifer Blog, is in Ghana this week. Internet connections are unsurprisingly spotty, so she passed along her first impressions of Ghana to me, with the promise of more (and photos)
This tiny insect works hard for struggling families. They produce sweet honey to eat, beeswax that can be turned into goods like candles, and they also help pollinate crops to increase yields. Dorel Butuza and his family live in the village of
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