Students in the 6thGrade Class at Memorial Elementary School in Hopedale, Mass., report that one of the most memorable projects from elementary school was Read to Feed®.
Name: Clementine Lah Title: Administrator/Human Resource Officer Location: Bamenda, Cameroon, West Africa Hobbies: Singing, sewing and volunteering at church How long have you worked for Heifer? 15 years in February2011 What attracted you to
Before I roundup this week's articles, I want to highlight a couple of things on the blog this week. If you've been keeping up, you've probably been reading some of Brooke's stories about how Heifer is working with fair trade banana growers.
As I mentioned yesterday, our friendly Ecuadorian banana farmer, Wilson Sanchez, is a member of the Association of Small Banana Producers El Guabo, which brings together 14 smaller groups of banana producers (accounting for around 320 active
Flooding and mudslides wiped out homes, animal shelters and livestock for 121 Heifer-supported families in eastern Uganda this week. None of our project participants were hurt, but 45 Heifer animals have died so far. The flooding took place about
Watch these videos. This is Wilson Sanchez, and he's showing us some of the work he must do to every banana plant intended for export from his agroecological banana farm in rural Ecuador. The big green bag is used to protect the bananas from
A few weeks ago, I shared a story of a Passing on the Gift® celebration held by the group Nueva Amanecer (New Dawn) in Tontolo, Honduras, and included some video of the second of two POG ceremonies. I want to share one more video of the
Yesterday, I posted a couple of pictures I took of conventional banana plantations outside Machala, Ecuador. I think probably my favorite day in Ecuador was the day we visited Wilson Sanchez's agroecological banana farm, which was about as opposite
Today is the International Day of the Disappeared - a day dedicated to awareness of those who disappear in connection with armed conflict or other violence. On their website, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) states that relatives
"If you think something small can't make a difference, try going to sleep with a mosquito in the room." Sometimes it's hard to imagine the little things that we do can make a big difference. Fact is, the little things have a way of making the
For whatever reason, my 2-year-old associates the word "errand" with bananas. I say, "I've got to run some errands," and she says, "You get more bo-mannas? You come back more bo-mannas?" Okay, so it might have something to do with our family of