On April 25, 2015, Nepal experienced its largest earthquake in 80 years. The damage spared little, including the homes and livelihoods of thousands of Heifer participants. In the year since, Heifer Nepal has successfully assisted more than 31,000 families in the rebuilding process.
Mike Thompson, author of the upcoming book The Anywhere Leader, recently concluded a visit to Heifer projects in Nepal and China where he looked for examples of inspirational leaders among our project participants. While in China, Mike met one of
Written by Marleen New, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations A latrine with a hand washing station. Before the handover ceremonies began yesterday we visited the homestead of the Chair-lady of the group, Royoa Shabwandwe, who
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