The ultimate goal of the East Africa Dairy Development program, as with all Heifer projects, is to help farmers achieve lives of self-determination. EADD starts off where the original Heifer projects in the area left off, grouping family farmers into cooperatives and connecting them with companies that can sell...
Heifer Country Directors with CEO Pierre Ferrari Since Tuesday, we've had nearly all of our country directors from around the world here at Heifer Headquarters for a Global Team Meeting. An interesting and dynamic group, these women and men truly
Healthy Carrot Raisin Muffin looks out over Heifer Village Friend, colleague and fellow blogger Maegan Clark is on her personal path to living more responsibly with regard to the Earth's resources. Lots of people come to such a path on their own,
Our Nepal-based communications officer, Puja Singh, sent us this great video of last month's Heifer Day celebration. The day commemorates the anniversary of the start of Heifer's work in Nepal, and this year's event was hosted by Heifer's project
What better way to illustrate the story of sustainable farming than with animated stick people? I really enjoyed the message behind this adorable video Farming First created to share the reasons why we need to make our world economy a green one,
A proud Heifer Ranch participant shows off her happy plate.She's hoping her group will be as successful as the groupfrom the day before, which had zero pounds of food waste. I can't remember if I've mentioned it before, but I was once a full-time
As an iPad user, I'm very excited about our big announcement: the Heifer International gift catalog is now available on the iPad. The folks at Catalog Spree have graciously made us a part of their app that includes a number of well-known retail
Original story and photos by Knarine Ghazanchyan, program/training coordinator for Heifer ArmeniaWhen summer ends and gives way to fall, the Armenian landscape is covered with earth tones and a golden hue. The incredible beauty is the perfect
Now that's it's fall, it's time to start raking leaves and sacking them up ... or should you? Sure you can burn piles of leaves (if it's legal in your state) or you can sack them up to haul them away, but why not put them to better use for...
Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. From the United Nation's website: October 17th presents an opportunity to acknowledge the effort and struggle of people living in poverty, a chance for them to make their concerns
Today is Blog Action Day 2011. It is also World Food Day. This year's theme for Blog Action Day is Food. Bloggers all over the world are writing about this one theme, from their own unique perspective. To find out more, visit the Blog