Honeybees pollinate more than one-third of the world’s crops and are vital to the food supply. Beekeeping has been in practice in Heifer South Africa’s Blouberg Integrated Food Security and Household Farming Project since 2013.
As Im reviewing which articles I want to use in this weeks article roundup, I realized that they all weigh heavy on the heart. With the drought in Africa and famine in Somalia, its a lot to take in at one time. Thankfully, I know
by Marleen New, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations A recurring theme on our trip to Zambia, I've found, is how such simple ideas, built from inexpensive and everyday items, can make a world of difference. The local Bemba
Heifer International country director Rashid Sesay shares his vision for the organization's work in Sierra Leone by Bill Fitzgerald If youre reading this now, that phrase is probably at least mildly familiar. World War II The Korean
Although news reports are pouring in about the disastrous famine swallowing southern Somalia, it's difficult to imagine quite what it looks like. Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai has a pretty good perspective, though, viewing the disaster
Nearly a month ago, we reminded you that a child dies every five seconds from hunger related causes. That's about 25,000 children a day. More than 9 million a year. In the last 90 days, more than 29,000 Somali children under the age of 5 have
Forecasters say up to 20 inches of rain is possible in isolated parts of Haiti as Tropical Storm Emily soaks a country prone to severe flooding. Residents near the capital of Port au Prince still suffering from a massive 2010 earthquake have few
From June 24-July 1, 16 professional educators from around the United States traveled to Honduras with Heifer International to visit various projects. Check the blog over the next few weeks for more posts from Study Tour participants
Mike Thompson, author of the upcoming book The Anywhere Leader, recently concluded a visit to Heifer projects in Nepal and China where he looked for examples of inspirational leaders among our project participants. While in China, Mike met one of
Written by Marleen New, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations A latrine with a hand washing station. Before the handover ceremonies began yesterday we visited the homestead of the Chair-lady of the group, Royoa Shabwandwe, who
The Khmer people who participate in Heifer's Improving Farm Households' Capacity in the Long Phu District of Vietnam project suffered critical shortages of fresh water for daily use. Prior to the Heifer project, which helped them secure a clean source of water, they fetched water from rivers and canals...