"I've worked in many organizations before, but I know that Heifer's model is making a difference. Within six months it's possible for a community to change its history."
When we empower mothers, profound change happens to create a better world. Children grow up physically and mentally strong, they dare to dream big with a bright hope for the future.
Want to see what it looks like when Heifer project participants Pass on the Gift? Not sure what "Passing on the Gift®" even means? Watch this video to find out!
At 17 years old, Richard Reiste was antsy to get out of Iowa. Having ventured beyond state borders only twice before, to Chicago and Kansas, Reiste was jumping to leave his family’s farm and explore more of the world.
John Claude Bemis, author of Read to Feed favorite Flora and the Runaway Rooster, talked with us about Read to Feed, feeding creativity through travel, upcoming projects and helping young people learn to love reading.
On April 25, 2015, Nepal experienced its largest earthquake in 80 years. The damage spared little, including the homes and livelihoods of thousands of Heifer participants. In the year since, Heifer Nepal has successfully assisted more than 31,000 families in the rebuilding process.
Kathy Moore is not your typical seagoing cowboy, and not just for the obvious reason that she’s not a boy at all. Kathy earned her spot on Heifer International’s roster of floating cattle wranglers at age 16, when she spent her summer vacation plus some helping her father deliver...
We talk a lot about building sustainable communities, usually in regard to our development work with smallholder farmers. But Columbia is an example of how Heifer can spark community building at home, where there is a broad spectrum of people and organizations that are committed to joining with Heifer...
Part 2 of our series on the Seagoing Cowboys, a group of young farmers who volunteered to accompany shipments of livestock into devastated communities in Europe, Asia and even behind the Iron Curtain.