Two of Heifer’s programs from South Africa, Heifer Malawi and Heifer Zambia, have won grants totaling a combined $5.3 million. The four grants will help contribute to the success of multiple programs within those countries as well as supporting smallholder farmers.
Shao Rongfa raises a sheep in Dashanbao, China. He had a dream that would make life better for his fellow farmers and his sheep. Thanks to his fellow Heifer China self-help group members, they were able to make that dream a reality.
Eighty percent of Ukraine’s milk production comes from small farmers, yet the number of small farmers is steadily declining. Danone Ukraine and Heifer Ukraine launched the Milk Communities Project to strengthen small dairy producers so they can compete and even thrive in the marketplace.
Oscar nominated actress Diane Lane will be honored at Heifer's third annual Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table gala in Los Angeles August 22.
Heifer International staff are part of two proposed panels at the 2015 South by Southwest Interactive festival. In order to be selected, they need you to cast your vote by Friday, Sept. 5.
In a recent article from "The Guardian," volunteer farmer trainers were highlighted as an important factor in the success of the East Africa Dairy Development project and in strengthening the community.