Last month Heifer staff and participants around the world celebrated World Environment Day by getting their communities together to plant trees, build nurseries, hold recycling contests and otherwise take action to improve the environment.
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;
This past Saturday we celebrated the 40th anniversary of Heifer Ranch. A Brief History of Heifer Ranch Abu, a 5-year-old male camel, was presented toHeifer Ranch as a birthday gift from Overlook Farmin Rutland, Massachusetts. Heifer
Today the world's population hit 7 billion. That's 7 billion humans who need food and water to survive, let alone thrive. I live in Little Rock, a small southern city whose metro area population is less than 700,000. It's really hard for me to
In this video, watch how the empowered women of Heifer's Mahalaxmi Mahila Mandal self-help group in India's Nuasali village have made a significant impact on their community. Through their unity and determination, they have educated children and
One of my favorite parts about Friday is writing the Weekend Article Roundup blog. It allows me the time to re-read the blog articles from the past week to see the great work everyone at Heifer is doing. This week we had 70 purebred cows land in
The coveted Dodgeball Octocat Trophy In an attempt to throw balls at their enemies and raise money for charity, the San Francisco based company GitHub hosted their First Annual Dodgeball tournament. Seventeen teams
Commenter Calvin left the following on Tuesday's biogas post: Great thinking, I love this, just wondering what impact methane gas has on global warming? Is this cheap and sustainable? or just cheap, like coal? thanks, love your work!-Calvin My