The Economist Mentions Heifer Participant

If you're not a subscriber to The Economist, you might have missed The 9 billion-people question: A special report on feeding the world (February 26, 2011). I had quite the surprise the other day when I sat down to read it: "Hey, I met that

Stand Up for the World's Poor and Hungry

Heifer International works in partnership with and stands for the too-often voiceless poor around the world and is committed to doing all we can to help bring about the end to hunger and poverty and to ensure protection for the earth’s

Heifer Nepal: More Focus on Income, Enterprise

Video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee Mahendra Lohani, vice president of Heifer's Asia and South Pacific Programs, led a recent trip to Nepal and China to show new CEO Pierre Ferrari the successes and challenges of Heifer's current projects. In the above

Moving the Poverty Continuum in Armenia

by Pietro Turilli  Armenia is a small country located between Georgia in the north and Iran to the South.   After gaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, Armenia has faced a lot of difficulties including a plunging

Empowering Change from Within

Photos and video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee Pierre Ferrari had a busy Saturday, visiting the village of Padampur, Nepal in the morning, a Nawalparasi women's cooperative project in the afternoon, and the village of Beltandi as the sun was setting on a

The Value of Social Capital

Video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee Khayarmara village in Nepal used to be very backward, said women's group member Sushili Kafle in a welcoming speech to Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari and other visitors. The village is made up of dalits (oppressed caste)