When Steve and Ashley Dettelbach started their farm near Wynne, Arkansas, the two of them both worked additional full-time jobs to pay the bills and take care of their four children. Steve Dettelbach worked in maintenance for a factory in town, and Ashley Dettelbach ran a daycare service. “We had...
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
Would it bug you to find a cricket in your cookie or an ant in your omelette? On the menu around the world, insects are a cheap and plentiful protein source that's catching on with foodies in the United States. You can read about this creeping
As we mentioned in our previous post, Steve Denne, and Pietro Turilli, are traveling throughout Armenia this week. We'll be sharing some updates about their project visits and the groundwork they're laying for the expansion of our anti-hunger
From left: Pietro Turilli, Steve Denne, Knarine Ghazanchyan, Mariam Asoyan and Arsen Mkrtchyan plan Heifer Armenia's new initiatives. by Liana Hayrapetyan and Emma Sargsyan Steve Denne, Heifer International Chief Operating