Stop Wasting Your Produce

We've heard that rising food prices are here to stay, and we've recently learned that about a third of the food grown for humans–globally–is going to waste. It's summer here in the Northern Hemisphere, and for many of us that means

Mandela Day the Heifer Way

Mr. Ruphus Papole of the Arise and Shine Project in Limpopo province, South Africa. by Claire Hawkridge  Heifer International South Africa The 18th of July is the birthday of former South African president, Nelson Mandela. On that day,

Dr. Nadine Burke: Food and Family

Studies show that eating together improves relationships and makes for healthier, happier kids and families. In this short film from Nourish, pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke encourages us to make time for shared meals in the home. How do you make the

More Than Business as Usual

Post by Puja Singh, Heifer Nepal Video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee, with Puja Singh as translator Social Entrepreneurs Women’s Cooperatives are run by businesswomen from former Heifer International self-help groups who are determined to put the

G20 Report Receives Mixed Reviews

We shared last week about the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) stated how higher agriculture commodity prices are here to stay.  Global warming has already raised food prices by as much as 20% and the global price for a basket

In East Africa, Farmers Become Entrepreneurs

The Kiboga West Dairy Plant, which processes 8,000 litres of milk per day and serves 1,500 farmers This morning, Moses Nyabila shared a remarkable story of transformation that’s taking place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda through Heifer’s