Volunteers Will Help End Hunger and Poverty

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

Heifer Supports Healthy Soil

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

Moving Away From Bush Meat

Here’s 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

Cow Lick: Photo of the Week

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.

Livestock and Training Help Fight HIV/AIDS

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

Heifer Staff in Busan to Talk Aid Effectiveness

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