Just when things were starting to get back to normal, 16 days after a massive earthquake hit Nepal another major earthquake struck on Tuesday, May 12. Tupache Village in Nuwakot district was severely affected. Once a vibrant community, Tupache now looks more like a war zone.
As Congress looks for cuts to resolve its current budget crisis, foreign aid can easily begin to look like the low-hanging fruit that no one would object too much to losing. But as you study what each account targeted pays for, the negative
The time to act is now. Go read this from InterAction, and then come back. Heifer's Director of Governmental and Institutional Relations in Washington, D.C. wrote the following message. The unprecedented din over the debt ceiling seems to
America is home to nearly 300 million people. Even in this land of commercial and factory farms, of fast food chains and cheap and prolific foods, 49 million people—that’s one in six—struggle with hunger. But hunger in the United
Earlier this month, Howard G. Buffet, son of billionaire Warren Buffet and United Nations Ambassador Against Hunger, wrote a piece for the Des Moines Register about hunger in the United States and proposed budget cuts threatening some of our
From June 24-July 1, 16 professional educators from around the United States traveled Honduras with Heifer International to visit various projects. Check the blog over the next few weeks for more posts from Study Tour participants to hear their
by Puja Singh Mike Thompson, the writer of the book "The Anywhere Leader," just finished the Nepal end of his Heifer trip. His quest for anywhere leaders who achieve their goals despite challenging circumstances took him to rural Nepal. In
by Heifer Creative Director Bill Fitzgerald Bill (right) with Gary Levox and Jay Demarcus of the Rascal Flatts Recently, Heifer received a free space in the gifting suite for the American Century Championship...
Heifer's Kenya Country Program staff recently held a workshop for staff in the Nyanza and Western regions of Kenya to the Adaptation and Dissemination of Push-Pull Technology (ADOPT) project. Okay, before you click away, thinking, workshop:
Can the local food movement scale up? Thats the question posed in a recent post on FastCompany.com. I was glad to see this publication known for profiling innovative, high-tech ideas and solutions take on an issue that will
Name: Viktor Teres Title: Country Director, Heifer Ukraine Location: Heifer Ukraine operates in 20 of the 24 regions in Ukraine. How long have you worked for Heifer? Almost eight years What attracted you to work for Heifer? I was attracted