Community Unity in Zambia

Photos and video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee The unity in Heifer communities shows itself in many ways. Camaraderie and joyful greetings of welcome are a part of each meeting. Members blend their voices in song and touch hands in dance and friendship.

Every Day is Earth Day

Co-written by Brooke Edwards and Maegan Clark Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated every year on April 22. Here at Heifer, we believe every day is Earth Day, because our mission is to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth. In our

From the Soil

How are you celebrating Earth Day? In this clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, author Michael Pollan describes how the simple act of eating offers us an intimate connection with the soil. From supporting local and organic farms to gardening

Georgia: Heifer Makes Girl's Best Day

Tamta Gogoladze, an 8-year-old girl, lives in the village of Khashmi, the Kakheti region of Georgia. She shares the house with her father and mother, a 90-year-old grandmother and two adult brothers. The main activity of the family is selling piglets, but they provide just enough money for buying...

A Promising Future In Thailand

In 1993, Asu's mother died while visiting family in Thailand. Asu crossed from Burma for the funeral, met Yuri and settled in Klon Mai, Thailand. There was little work and little food. "For my labor, I could only earn 25 that a day," said Asu. That's less than a...