Basmati Budamagar used to travel hours to the forest every day to gather food for her animals. Heifer Nepal trainings have taught her how to more efficiently raise livestock and support her family.
With a new report about poverty in America out this week, our discussion of the situation is far from over. Just a month ago we were discussing how 1 in 5 children were living in poverty in the U.S. This week the U.S. Census Bureau released
Steve Denne, Heifer International Chief Operating Officer, and Pietro Turilli, Vice President of Central and Eastern European programs, are visiting Heifer projects in Georgia. In the coming days we will share more about their visit, but first we
Steve Denne, Heifer International Chief Operating Officer, and Pietro Turilli, Vice President of Central and Eastern European programs, recently completed a trip to Armenia where they visited Heifer projects and laid the groundwork for the
We all want to give as much as we can, but many times incomes and budgets won't allow for it. If that's the case then check out these ways you can give without spending. Free Rice Free Rice is an online educational game which is run by the
Mike Thompson, author "The Anywhere Leader," is visiting Heifer projects in Bolivia as part of his search for stories of leaders who "exemplify what it means to be Driven for Progress, Sensationally Curious and Vastly Resourceful when faced with
Upon joining Rukiga Community Group, which was dominated by women, and later transformed to Rukiga Dairy Goat Project, Enid decided to pursue her dream of farming, more particularly, goat farming. "Many people doubted our group resolve in
Name: Greta Grishanova Title: Director of CEE Programs Location: HQ How long have you worked for Heifer? Five and a half years What attracted you to work for Heifer? Growing up in Arkansas, I had known about Heifer for most of
Even though it's been a short week at Heifer headquarters due to Labor Day on Monday, it has been a very busy one. This week we have our COO, Steve Denne, along with our Vice President of Central and Eastern Europe, Pietro Turilli, visiting
by Steve Denne, Chief Operating OfficerIn concept, a Heifer project is simple: engage communities, mobilize smallholder farmers, train them and provide livestock. Next, we support them in a number of ways and monitor until the project is complete.
Today is International Literacy Day. As an organization that relies heavily on training and education for the success of our projects, Heifer is taking part in the observance of a day that calls attention to the 780 million adults who do