Bolivia: A Farmer with a Plan

Story and photos by Carolee Riley,Internal Communications Manager and Bolivia Study Tour Participant “Everyone needs a plan,” said Savelio Lopez, a Heifer International project beneficiary who lives with his wife and young daughter in

Shopping for the Person Who Has Everything?

Having a hard time deciding what to buy that person who already has everything? Breaking news social and media website, Mashable, listed Heifer in its top online charities to use for finding the perfect gift for that hard-to-buy-for person.

Triumphing In Spite of AIDS

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

Five Lessons

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

Unique Gifts: You Got Me a What?!

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

Tour to Bolivia - Part 2

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”

Tour to Bolivia - Part 1

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

Nourish Means...

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

Heifer Experience Video Contest

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...