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...
If youve been keeping up with the Heifer blog lately, youve read stories about: hunger and poverty globally, the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, how we are working in Sierra Leone, Honduras and Zambia. Today its time to
You can just barely see the ocean. Beautiful. The Virgin Mary has quite the presence here. We've made it to Lima, Peru safely. Got to our hotel late, and I nearly overslept and missed breakfast. We had an interesting drive along the coast to the
In yesterday's meeting, we had a lot of interesting conversations about conflicts between individual or collective land ownership and mining rights. In Peru, if you own your land individually, you can take out loans from the bank and enter the
While I was in Honduras, I talked to Jose Alfredo Coto, the national project coordinator for Heifer Honduras, about the significance of the Honduras matching opportunity. Here's what he said (and for those of you who don't speak Spanish, the
Heifer International U.S. Program partners with community-based and regional organizations to support rural and urban farmers strengthening their numbers and their capacity, and increasing their sustainable production.
Shamim Okolloh is a graduate student at the Clinton School of Public Service. She is doing her service project with Heifer Uganda, collaborating with the Mbale Secondary School in eastern Uganda to develop a curriculum that incorporates
Did you know that the United States uses 346 million gallons of fresh water every day? Lets see how we can all work together to save water, and not be a drip. Fix that leaky faucet. One drip a second can waste 2,000 gallons of water per
In the Breaking Out of Poverty video, videographer Dave Anderson captures the heart of the Heifer mission amid the spectacular backdrop of the wildlife and scenic beauty of Tanzania.
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My bags are mostly packed; I'm just up here at headquarters to wrap up a few things and set my out-of-office messages. Tomorrow I leave for a 10-day trip to Peru and Ecuador with CEO Pierre Ferrari, our new Chief Financial Officer Bob Bloom, Vice