For the past two weeks heavy rains in Malawi have resulted in floods in most areas of the country. The worst affected are the Southern Region districts of Nsanje, Chikwawa, Phalombe, Zomba and Blantyre, where homes, crops, livestock and household property have been damaged.
Video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee Khayarmara village in Nepal used to be very backward, said women's group member Sushili Kafle in a welcoming speech to Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari and other visitors. The village is made up of dalits (oppressed caste)
Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari is visiting Nepal and China this week. Listen in on what he has to say about Ramdayal Panday, husband of buffalo project participant Bauwa Piary, a women's group member in the Bashpitti Community Development Project in
Photos and video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee CEO Pierre Ferrari's visit to the Pooja Swavalambhi Womens Group in the community of Bashpitti, Nepal, ended on a bright note as flickering candles and a Heifer SUV's car lights illuminated the
by Sandi Watson Have you ever seen a llama or alpaca up close? They are beautiful animals, with their big eyes, flirty eyelashes, long legs, and soft fleece. alpacas in Pacchanta, Peru April 2010 For the Heifer project families who raise
Hey Heifer Fans! This is Zach Meskell writing this one, your local charismatic and perky chap! Anyway, I just wanted to all let you in on the recent smashing news of our donation from those fine fellows at St Gabriel's Episcopal Church. This
What if Heifer International could improve the lives of tens of thousands of families in one country where 65% of the population is considered to be living in poverty (living on less than $2 a day)? What if there were a development model built on
With lights, camera, action! skills, Nicole Bleuel, of Stamford, Conn., answered the question, Why give a Heifer this holiday season? and with her very moo-ving video, won Heifer Internationals first ever
At a Heifer International ?Passing of the Gift? ceremony that took place outside Kigali, Rwanda, one-hundred fifty farmers, officials and celebratory dancers took part in the joyous occasion to mark the ?passing on? gift of a dairy cow from 22 Heifer donors to 22 recipients. The donors were themselves...
Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari is part of a winning lineup for a "Build Your Own TEDxChange" contest organized by GOOD in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GOOD announced this week. You can see highlights from the GOOD
Photo by Dave Anderson Check out the fantastic online Finding Solutions Newsletter by Jane and Larry Levine. The newsletter is published quarterly by the nonprofit program Kids Can Make a Difference (KIDS). Their Winter 2011 issue focuses on Food