Heifer projects focus heavily on women, and these stories of strength and resilience from women in Nepal who are recovering after the disastrous 7.8-magnitude earthquake in 2015 demonstrate why women are the key to our mission.
Fresh coconut water... ...from a really fresh coconut. One of the most fun parts of traveling for Heifer is trying all the new cuisines. Ive tried some pretty weird stuff in my travelsgoat brains just to name onebut for the
With so many urban gardens blooming these days, is a big push for urban livestock far behind? It's certainly been done before: Sacred cows roam the streets of Delhi, goats loiter along the trash heaps in Khartoum, guinea pigs hop around their
Yes, Pierre Ferrari is "good copy," but I think there's another reason that he's been interviewed four-five times on his current trip to Ukraine. To paraphrase James Carville, "it's the work, stupid." In fact, while Pierre was interviewed for
Want more great content from the Heifer Blog? Subscribe in a reader or by Email. Known as "the living tractor of the East," the water buffalo is used mostly for plowing and transportation by families in Asia. In addition to plowing, water buffalo
And not just in the fairy tale The Princess Bride. (If you havent seen it, go watch it now. Youll understand.) Photo by James Grooves Actually grasscutters really arent all THAT big, but they are big in relative terms.
As a member of the Social Media Team at Heifer I have a fun task of reading tweets from our wonderful donors and supporters who help spread the word about our mission, especially during the holiday season. This holiday season, it's
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