Heifer Armenia: Meet Our Team

As we mentioned in our previous post, Steve Denne, and Pietro Turilli, are traveling throughout Armenia this week. We'll be sharing some updates about their project visits and the groundwork they're laying for the expansion of our anti-hunger

How To: Recycle

One of the easiest things we can do to help the Earth is to recycle. Not only is recycling easy, it also has some of the greatest benefits such as: saving energy, conserving natural resources and limiting pollution. How to get started with

Here on de Ranch

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.

Heifer's Heart: Clementine Lah

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

Weekly Article Roundup

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.

The Big Deal About Fair Trade Bananas

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

Taking a Hit While They're Down

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