The ultimate goal of the East Africa Dairy Development program, as with all Heifer projects, is to help farmers achieve lives of self-determination. EADD starts off where the original Heifer projects in the area left off, grouping family farmers into cooperatives and connecting them with companies that can sell...
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
Speaking of Bóthar... Remember when they shipped 70 heifers from Ireland to Romania as part of a Heifer project? Irish heifers arrive in their new Romanian village. The crowd eagerly awaits the distribution of the
Heifer believes that we can achieve more together by working with communities, local governments, organizations, and other partners. Heifer has several longstanding relationships with organizations that share in the mission of Heifer
Do you "Like" us on Facebook? If not, take a second and do it! Now that we're Officially Friends (since nothing is real until it's on Facebook, right?), go enter our Worst Gift Photo Contest. Everyone knows holiday gift giving can be a
As we all prepare for the holiday festivities with our families and friends, it's also an important time to continue to care for the Earth. Recycle the Old, When you Receive the New - Asking for new electronics this year? Don't toss the old ones
We've been hearing a lot lately about the state of the planet. The seven billionth child was born in October placing a further strain on the Earth's resources. The percent of green house gases hit a record high in 2010, contributing to
As we in the United States enjoy a season full of holiday traditions of dining with friends and family and giving thanks for what we have, it's interesting to put our luck in the plenty-to-eat department into even finer perspective. Check out