Carmen Vaca, or Doña “Choca” as everyone knows her, is an exceptional woman. She works with her husband, Saul Herrera, producing cocoa, coffee, rice, beans, citrus and cupuaçu fruits, açaí berries and chestnuts on their farm near the Brazilian border in Guayaramerín, Bolivia.
After her daughter and son died of AIDS, Margaret Magembe of Uganda had a difficult time making ends meet until she became part of a Heifer International group and received animal care classes and a Heifer cow. Give a heifer cow today!
Heifer Armenia started its Peace to Our Homes Regional Cooperation Umbrella Project in Getap in 2002. Since then, the Heifer Armenia project participants have accomplished several subsequent Passing on the Gifts, thus increasing the number of families involved in Heifer projects in Armenia.
Nugzar Sharvashidze has lived nearly half a century. Buknari, his village sits on the Black Sea, just 40 miles from Turkey. When Georgia was a part of the Soviet Union, Buknari was a beautiful resort town, a place where the Russian elite would come for vacation. Tourism was the...
Debed, a village set deep in mountain passes of the Lori region of Armenia, is a place as beautiful as it is harsh. The winters here are long, running from September to May, and the roads are all but closed during much of that time. The difficult lives of...
Why is whole food healthier? In this video from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia. Dr. Nadine Burke discusses the difference between processed and whole foods. Dr. Nadine Burke is the Medical Director of the Bayview Child Health Center, where she
Heifer project participants and community members pass on catfish fingerlings at a ceremony in the village of Pematang Cengal. Our colleagues Afrina Sagala and Priska Panggabean wrote this story about a recent Passing on
Heifer International is fortunate to have a partnership with Elanco, and a number of people from their Swine Business Unit are visiting Heifer projects in Cameroon this week. The Elanco group chose Cameroon because Heifer has a number of
You dont have to be a master chef to make simple foods taste great. In this clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, Jamie Oliver discusses how to spice up any dish with just a few fresh herbs. Whats your favorite herb or
When Heifer's then CEO Jo Luck met Tererai during a visit to Zimbabwe, Tererai was inspired to follow her dreams of obtaining an education. Tererai made her way to the United States in 1998, and just three years later, she received her bachelor's
by Sandi Watson In 2010, Heifer Poland started a project designed to empower rural women. This project focuses on providing the women with training in the concepts and skills they need to start small businesses. Training topics for this