Though it hasn't made the headlines here, the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015, caused injuries and death miles away in neighboring countries and regions, including Tibet of China, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan. The sudden disaster shifted worlds of happiness into sadness with so many lost...
Shamim Okolloh is a graduate student at the Clinton School of Public Service and is completing her service project with Heifer Uganda, collaborating with the Mbale Secondary School in eastern Uganda. We've shared with you what we
Even as Heifer Ranch rebuilds and continues recovering from this spring's tornado damage, the summer volunteers can't help but have fun. They recently shared a video with us they recorded to a tune you might recognize.
Story and photo by: Thailand Lahu Baptist Convention,Heifer Thailand Project Partner Mrs. Matha Chaichawanakorn, 39, lives in Pa Yang Lahu ethnic village in Mae Fah Luang district, Chiang Rai province, Thailand. She lives with her husband, Mr.
Name: Clementine Lah Title: Administrator/Human Resource Officer Location: Bamenda, Cameroon, West Africa Hobbies: Singing, sewing and volunteering at church How long have you worked for Heifer? 15 years in February2011 What attracted you to
Before I roundup this week's articles, I want to highlight a couple of things on the blog this week. If you've been keeping up, you've probably been reading some of Brooke's stories about how Heifer is working with fair trade banana growers.
As I mentioned yesterday, our friendly Ecuadorian banana farmer, Wilson Sanchez, is a member of the Association of Small Banana Producers El Guabo, which brings together 14 smaller groups of banana producers (accounting for around 320 active
Flooding and mudslides wiped out homes, animal shelters and livestock for 121 Heifer-supported families in eastern Uganda this week. None of our project participants were hurt, but 45 Heifer animals have died so far. The flooding took place about
Watch these videos. This is Wilson Sanchez, and he's showing us some of the work he must do to every banana plant intended for export from his agroecological banana farm in rural Ecuador. The big green bag is used to protect the bananas from
A few weeks ago, I shared a story of a Passing on the Gift® celebration held by the group Nueva Amanecer (New Dawn) in Tontolo, Honduras, and included some video of the second of two POG ceremonies. I want to share one more video of the
Yesterday, I posted a couple of pictures I took of conventional banana plantations outside Machala, Ecuador. I think probably my favorite day in Ecuador was the day we visited Wilson Sanchez's agroecological banana farm, which was about as opposite