In addition to couples, love and happy marriages, St. Valentine is the patron saint of beekeepers—charged with ensuring the sweetness of honey and the protection of beekeepers. Who knew Heifer International had so much in common with good ol’ Valentine?
The Khmer people who participate in Heifer's Improving Farm Households' Capacity in the Long Phu District of Vietnam project suffered critical shortages of fresh water for daily use. Prior to the Heifer project, which helped them secure a clean source of water, they fetched water from rivers and canals...
Heifer Sierra Leone Country Director Rashid Sesay, Joseph Buckle, Roland Suluku, Foday Koroma (of Njala University), Heifer Senior Project Officer Val Koker and volunteer Dr. Luciano Gajutos hammer out the details (not pictured, West Africa
Heifer project participants plant cashew seedlings Photos, video and story by Bill Fitzgerald The business of burning wood to produce charcoal has been linked to support of Al Shabbab in the Horn of Africa. While Heifer is not addressing
Source: UNICEF Australia The situation is worsening in the two southern regions of Somalia affected by famine, as an insurgent group is preventing those who are trying to seek refuge in neighboring countries from escaping the area. An
by Bill Fitzgerald "You can't lift a rock with just one finger." Those words were from an unschooled community leader of the Landaya Women Farmers Association in Koromasilaya Community in the Koinadugu District of Sierra Leone. They came after
Written by Marleen New, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations Fire couldn't diminish the hope and spirit of the Zambian women Disturbing news greeted us this morning as we prepared to leave our hotel for the hand-over
Over the past five days we've written a series summarizing the poverty-focused development and humanitarian assistance programs InterAction recommends our government support. While a deal has been reached to increase the nation's debt ceiling,
Its been reported that Congress will start voting today on a last-minute debt ceiling deal to reduce the U.S. deficit by at least $2.1 trillion over the next decade. The House must vote before the Senate and they dont have a lot of
Written by Marleen New, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations When you think of Africa, most people would imagine hot and arid weather, but after a long 36-hour journey with delayed flights, missed connections, and lost baggage we
The weather always seems to affect the way I see locales. Our flight into Conakry, Guinea, was delayed about an hour as our big Air France jet from Paris circled, waiting for the rains to lift. The short (30 minutes) flight from Conakry to