Golden Talent Nominee Thrives With Heifer

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's "Hello" from Ghana

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)

Bee Sweet: Give the Gift of Honeybees

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

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