UPDATE: Heifer has confirmed that at least 55 project partners have died due to heavy flooding in Nepal, while more than 120 farmers are missing. Staff are also working to estimate numbers of livestock that were probably killed by floodwaters.
Photographer Geoff Oliver Bugbee recorded this view of Mount Everest and the Himalayas on his iPhone on a recent flight from Nepal to China during CEO Pierre Ferrari's visit of projects in both countries. I took the still shot below. The flight
Earlier today I posted about a Heifer project participant being included in The Economist's report, The 9 billion-people question: A special report on feeding the world. And if you're keyed in to media coverage of sustainable agriculture, you've
If you're not a subscriber to The Economist, you might have missed The 9 billion-people question: A special report on feeding the world (February 26, 2011). I had quite the surprise the other day when I sat down to read it: "Hey, I met that
Heifer International works in partnership with and stands for the too-often voiceless poor around the world and is committed to doing all we can to help bring about the end to hunger and poverty and to ensure protection for the earths
Video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee CEO Pierre Ferrari reflects on the beauty, pageantry and sustainability of Passing on the Gift as an afternoon ceremony in Shaktikhor, Nepal, continues behind him. In the images from the Shaktikhor ceremony, the
Meet Mandira Bote of Sarlahi, Nepal. She and others in her community near the Bagmati River belong to a marginalized, nearly extinct caste of landless fishermen. Before Heifer came into the community in late 2006, the women there suffered greatly.
Video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee Mahendra Lohani, vice president of Heifer's Asia and South Pacific Programs, led a recent trip to Nepal and China to show new CEO Pierre Ferrari the successes and challenges of Heifer's current projects. In the above
Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari in Padampur, Nepal with a family that belongs to the Heifer project cooperative and are beneficiaries of a goat project there. Photo by Geoff Oliver Bugbee. Our new CEO, Pierre Ferrari, recently visited Heifer projects
by Pietro Turilli Armenia is a small country located between Georgia in the north and Iran to the South. After gaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Armenia has faced a lot of difficulties including a plunging