Heifer Can Teach You to Be Nicer

In China's Sichuan Province, Training in Heifer's 12 Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development led to one woman's transformation into a more peaceful and collaborative person. Huang Yu, 47, is a mother to two children. She was born in a

Weekend Article Roundup

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

Read All About It

The story of Dan West is a special one to all of us at Heifer headquarters. Without him, we wouldn’t be here. But West’s vision and his original gift cows mean more to many of our beneficiaries—often more than we comprehend. One

The Closest Thing to Giving World Peace

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

Cooking from the Field: Fried Rice Bananas

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

Serinda Swan Visits Heifer in Cambodia

 Heifer International’s 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 she’s also a big Heifer supporter.  She was adventurous enough

How To Use Your Old Pumpkins

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