Chickens = Hope in South Africa

Original story by Magdalena Wos, Heifer International South Africa Country Program resource development officer. After months of preparations, the dreams of 100 members of the Sukuma Poultry Project came true on Saturday as Heifer provided them

How to Eat Local Year-Round

It's November. In my neck of the woods, November signals the end of farmers market season. Not long ago, this put a major damper on my local food diet until spring. But thanks to the wonders of the Internet, I can shop for local vegetables,

Sheep Mow Your Lawn; Goats Eat Your Weeds

Would you pay $2 a day to let a pair of sheep mow your lawn? If you live in Oberlin, Ohio, you now have the option! With the economy what it is, folks are getting realllly creative to earn their livelihoods, even here in the United States. This NY

Hopeful Youth Mean a Bright Future for Armenia

A group of our volunteers from across the United States are visiting Heifer projects in Armenia this week. Our community volunteer coordinator Kate Merrill is chronicling this study tour on her blog, and some of my favorite stories and images from

Heifer Can Teach You to Be Nicer

In China's Sichuan Province, Training in Heifer's 12 Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development led to one woman's transformation into a more peaceful and collaborative person. Huang Yu, 47, is a mother to two children. She was born in a

Weekend Article Roundup

If you haven't heard, the holiday edition of World Ark is now online. Annie has recapped some of the headline stories of the many families being helped in Zambia with a partnership between Heifer and Elanco, two siblings who worked to raise $5,000