The Njombe Region, one of the regions where the East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project is being implemented, rang with song and dance. Men, women and children of all ages shared beautiful messages through music, poems, recitals, skits and dramas that voiced a key message of gender equity, urging...
Author Mike Thompson has made it to Nepal. He's already met our hospitable staff, Puja and Suman, and yesterday he posted on his blog about Sabrita Guraguin, a participant of Heifer's Nepal program whose life went from utter despair to genuine
After working all day at Heifer on social media and various other tasks, I like to unwind at night by reading celebrity gossip. Yes, it's my secret guilty pleasure that I try to keep to myself but I've been doing it so long that it's just
Feeling inspired by the Ukrainian village clean up, but don't want to wait until March to tidy up your neighborhood? Check out these resources to help you organize your own neighborhood clean up. It's a great, simple way to show you care for your
From June 24-July 1, 16 professional educators from around the United States traveled Honduras with Heifer International to visit various projects. Sarah French, an education coordinator at Heifer Ranch in Perryville, Arkansas, led the tour; and
Environmental protection initiatives are an important part of most Heifer projects in the the Ukraine. Responding to the needs of project participants, Heifer staff asked an agroecology expert to help villagers solve water pollution problems
Here at Heifer we're focused on ending hunger and poverty, however, we also want to make sure we are staying on top of trends that are going on around the world. With so much information being sent out through news stories, blogs, articles
Before leaving for Nepal yesterday, Mike Thompson, author of the upcoming book The Anywhere Leader, answered a handful of questions for us to provide greater context for his trip to visit some of Heifer's projects. We hope he has a great journey,
Teachers are the best. Kathleen Yanez, a teacher at Jack Jackter Intermediate School wrote a song and recorded her 5th grade class singing as part of their school's Read to Feed initiative. What a great example of using your talents to raise
Sushila's role in a self help group in Nepal, a part of Heifer's work in Nepal that works to bring women together to pass on the gift of livestock and to empower one another through group savings account, has inspired her entrepreneurial spirit to soar.
Going on a long trip this summer? Load your portable electronic device of choice with the 74 podcasts on hunger and development by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.