The ultimate goal of the East Africa Dairy Development program, as with all Heifer projects, is to help farmers achieve lives of self-determination. EADD starts off where the original Heifer projects in the area left off, grouping family farmers into cooperatives and connecting them with companies that can sell...
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
While preparing to receive dairy cattle, Heifer project participants were made fun of by doubting neighbors. Two years later, these successful farmers foster peace and share knowledge with those who mocked them.
The story of Dan West is a special one to all of us at Heifer headquarters. Without him, we wouldnt be here. But Wests vision and his original gift cows mean more to many of our beneficiariesoften more than we comprehend. One
In September, the Census Bureau report released that 46.2 million Americans were living in poverty. That is 1 in every 6 U.S. citizens, an alarming number of people for a country listed as the world's richest. Today it
Have you received The Most Important Gift Catalog in the World in your mailbox yet? Or have you downloaded the free Catalog Spree app (featuring our Gift Catalog!) for your iPad yet? I was carpooling to book club last night when the topic of
My primary job as a writer here at Heifer's headquarters is to turn semi-annual progress reports from projects into nice-looking, easy to read reports for our donors. Each report usually includes a story, but I recently came across a recipe that
Heifer Internationals projects in Cambodia got a special visit from a Hollywood actress recently. Serinda Swan is the star of the A&E drama Breakout Kings, and shes also a big Heifer supporter. She was adventurous enough
Now that Halloween is over, it's time to think about what to do with those pumpkins. Whether you cut them for jack-o-lanters or just left them out for decorations, there are several environmentally friendly things you can do with each. Un-Cut
In September, we posted a series of guest posts by Ian Hands, a participant on a Study Tour to Peru. Sarah Donaghy, a member of Heifer's Education team and the leader of the trip, reported back on camera some of the experiences the group had.
This post is the final in a series of posts by Heifer Senior Coordinator of School Programs Kim Machnik. If you haven't already, go back and read each week's post. Heifer Celebrates the Harvest Season: Food Systems at Home and Around the World;