Jean Pierre Venette belongs to Heifer’s Rural Entrepreneurs for Agricultural Cooperation in Haiti program, or REACH. She and 39 other women work together to promote better crop and animal production while becoming thriving farmers and businesswomen.
Georgian farmers in Saakadze recently welcomed the return of their honey bees. It was only last year that the villagers received the bees as a gift from Heifer
The road to Mevlude Bï¿½rbatovci's house, just outside of the village of Nakaradï¿½-Fushï¿½ in Kosovo, was once a difficult and muddy path, but now it is stable with rocks and sand that Mevlude spread herself. This road describes Melvude?a hard working woman full of ambition and energy, ready to...
When Damiana and Danilo Ramos and their seven children found themselves in the midst of a conflict between the Communist National People?s Army and the Philippine government they knew they had to find somewhere else to live. ?We were afraid for our lives and for our children,? said Damiana...
Man Kumari Sapkota, 35, lives with her four children and husband in Pakhathar, Baglung, Nepal. Married at the age of 18, her past is full of tales of misery and scarcity. Educated until grade five, while at the house of her father, she notes, "Because of the burden of...
Heifer International?s Zambia project has been selected for a Best Practice Award by InterAction, a coalition of humanitarian organizations providing disaster relief, refugee assistance and sustainable development programs worldwide.
Scovia in Uganda is very grateful to Heifer International for giving the support that has changed her life. She and her Heifer gift cow Matsiko have provided her family with tremendous hope and self-reliance. Donate a cow to other needy families.
The story of Beatrice Biira of Uganda reveals the devastating reality of poverty, and that the smallest contribution toward a gift animal can drastically improve the lives of the less fortunate all over the world. Order the book, Beatrice's Goat.
After her daughter and son died of AIDS, Margaret Magembe of Uganda had a difficult time making ends meet until she became part of a Heifer International group and received animal care classes and a Heifer cow. Give a heifer cow today!
Heifer Armenia started its Peace to Our Homes Regional Cooperation Umbrella Project in Getap in 2002. Since then, the Heifer Armenia project participants have accomplished several subsequent Passing on the Gifts, thus increasing the number of families involved in Heifer projects in Armenia.