A Promising Future in Thailand

Photo by Russell Powell KLON MAI, Thailand — Storm clouds approached from the northeast, piling up behind the mountains. The wood smoke from thatch-roofed kitchens blew horizontally, and banana trees flapped in the wind. Mothers stepped

Kris Allen Thanks Fans for Giving to Heifer

Photo by Bryan Clifton Sometimes having the hometown advantage pays off. This weekend, it did for Heifer. Sunday morning, Kris Allen and his dad Neil stopped by Heifer International's headquarters in Little Rock, AR, for a quiet visit with a

That's One Large Card

It's been a few days since we last brought you an update on the Alright With Moo fundraiser, but we've been busy here at Heifer upholding our end of the bargain. Just this morning, the printer delivered the custom-made birthday card we'll present

Echoes of War

The civil war in Guatemala that began in 1960 dragged on until 1996, and every once in a while the security situation still seems a little hinky. The dangers today aren't related to the war per se, but they're certainly fed by the massive

Summer of Hunger

Photo from flickr/HeyThereSpaceman. Creative Commons What happens during the summer to all those students who rely on free or reduced school lunches? Many of them go hungry, according to a recent story from AOL News. It has

Manure is Money in Nepal

Heifer International's Nepal-based communication officer Puja Singh sends us this field video, reminding us of the importance of something as simple as compost. Heifer encourages agricultural practices that care for the earth. In Nepal, Heifer's

A Thankful Community

Bolvina and German at their kitchen table with the bounty of the earth produced with Heifer's help. Honey, pollen, bees wax products, potatoes, and corn - all natural and delicious. by Steve Stirling Peru Day 5 - Pomacanchi district San Juan

The Good That Comes From Wool

Ignacia Quispe (right) at the Tinke Community in Peru Day 4: Tinke Community Project Visit Today we visited with Martin and Ignacia Quispe and their 5 children (4 boys and 1 girl). This community has been working with Heifer for five years.

You Can Go Away for Good

Another great article from the latest issue of World Ark magazine. In "Go Away for Good," Lauren Wilcox explores the rise and ramifications of voluntourism--the combination of tourism and volunteering: “For those who want to become more

Well Worth the Drive

Monique Wherry is part of a contingent visiting Heifer projects in Peru this week. She sends this great photo and the report below from the field where Heifer is working with local partners to improve alpaca farming, market access and food