Have you heard that October 16th, 2016 is World Food Day? The theme this year is “Climate is Changing: Food and Agriculture Must Too.” While that’s a pretty big topic, we have some ideas for how you can help your students to be part of the solution.
Last month Heifer staff and participants around the world celebrated World Environment Day by getting their communities together to plant trees, build nurseries, hold recycling contests and otherwise take action to improve the environment.
Northwest Ecuador was struck by 5.9- and 6.2-magnitude earthquakes on July 10, near Muisne and Quininde, both in the province of Esmeraldas. Heifer Ecuador is actively working in Esmeraldas to help farmers with reconstruction.
For the human inhabitants of the Galapagos Islands, a World Heritage Site and famous muse of one Charles Darwin, living in harmony with their unique plant and animal neighbors is of utmost importance. One of the biggest obstacles to the conservation of their priceless ecosystem is a dependency on...
Take a tour of a Heifer International-sponsored dairy hub, the place where smallholder dairy farmers have organized to make their product competitive in the national market.
The ultimate goal of the East Africa Dairy Development program, as with all Heifer projects, is to help farmers achieve lives of self-determination. EADD starts off where the original Heifer projects in the area left off, grouping family farmers into cooperatives and connecting them with companies that can sell...
Did you know that Heifer works in the USA? Watch this interview of Mary Bone, a Heifer project participant and American farmer from Arkansas, to learn about our impact here in our headquarter's home state.