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.
Christine Aanyu remains relatively healthy despite being HIV positive. Oxen from Heifer help her cultivate nutritious food to eat and sell. Today is World AIDS Day, and one of the countries hit hardest by the ravaging effects of this disease is
Nearly a year after the quake, what does Haiti need now? Dr. Paul Farmer, a founder of Partners in Health and an effective advocate for health care in developing nations around the world, offered up some observations in Foreign Policy. His five
There is no box or gift bag in the world that could cover the dramatic lumps and bumps of a dromedary camel long enough to surprise anyone. So let Heifer handle the details and be a part of helping a struggling family overseas. To order a camel or
You can vote every two weeks. Help us win by voting again! Entergy is awarding $25,000 in The Power to Care Challenge Grant to a community partner in Arkansas through Facebook votes. We need your vote to help Heifer win. Heifer International will
written by Catherine Scott Filiberto Lopez, his wife Josefina Alvarez, and Domingo Barrios (CEO Heifer Foundation) at the presentation of the Golden Talent Award. Everything I have done is for my community. That is why I am happy
written by Catherine Scott Fifteen volunteers and staff from all over the United States traveled to Bolivia to embark on the first ever Heifer Bolivia Study Tour. After landing at nearly 14,000 feet in La Paz, we felt light-headed, but also
by WorldLink staff What does nourish mean to you? Thanksgiving is a time to pause and reflect on what nourishes us and how we care for our families and communities. In honor of the season, please enjoy this selection from the Nourish
How can the gift of an animal help someone in poverty achieve self reliance? How would you tell that story in a video and inspire others? The Heifer Experience Video Contest gives you the chance to do just that and win a trip to see it...
We would like to congratulate the Brandon First Presbyterian Church on their successful Living Gift Market event which raised over $12,000 in three hours! Keep up the great work! Thank you to Derek Maul for providing the photos.
The microlending industry is getting a lot of scrutiny in India and Bangladesh lately, where critics say the exorbitant interest rates cry out for tighter regulation. But in Haiti, microloans are a shining hope for people who would have otherwise