Pierre Ferrari Samples Local Yogurt

I took so much video yesterday. We went to three meetings and visited two participant households, and I just about recorded everything. I can't quite even explain how exciting it was to finally see our work in action. And watching Pierre interact

The Casual Conversations

Hanging out with Pierre and our Africa colleagues is a lot of fun. And I've already learned some interesting things. Using biogas slurry from human waste on a vegetable garden is totally fine to do. Water filters constructed of concrete that use

Biogas in Uganda - Any Questions?

Hujambo from Uganda! This afternoon, Dero and I got to visit the Heifer Uganda office. I had the chance to meet a handful of my colleagues and to see where they do their work. A particular treat was meeting Beinempaka Athanasius, who is the

The Storks of Kampala

Leaving the airport in Entebbe, Uganda, last night was an experience all its own. It took a while for us to connect with the taxi driver sent for us, and when he finally found us and walked us to the car, I realized how dark it is here at...

Better Late Than Never

It's 6:30 in the morning in Nairobi. And I'm still in Little Rock, where it's 9:30 at night. Dero and I were thwarted yesterday in our travel attempts because of snow in Atlanta. I know, right? If you're not from the South, you'll have a hard time

Change They Can Influence

by Puja Singh The sari clad women in the hills that skirt the capital city of Nepal Kathmandu gaped in awe at the President of Heifer International. They knew that life had changed a lot for them since they came together in a group to be the

Women Reshaping the World

This week TED held the first-ever TEDWomen conference which invited men and women to explore the question, How are women and girls reshaping the world? Speakers included women who are changing the world around them by creating inventions and

Follow Our Journey

Hi, there. This is Brooke Edwards, one of the writers at Heifer's headquarters in Little Rock. You're about to be hearing from me a lot, so I thought I'd go ahead and introduce myself. I've been a Heifer fan for about as long as I can remember. I

Help Heifer by Taking Pictures of Your Food

Want to help Heifer by eating? It’s easy when you play the Holiday Spotathon with Foodspotting. Footspotting is a visual guide to good food and where to find it. It's an easy way to find the food you love. This year they have chosen Heifer as