Honeybees pollinate more than one-third of the world’s crops and are vital to the food supply. Beekeeping has been in practice in Heifer South Africa’s Blouberg Integrated Food Security and Household Farming Project since 2013.
“[Heifer] builds your capacity and trains you. They follow-up and make sure things are going according to plan. Heifer gives you the complete package of animal husbandry training,” Evariste said. “When Heifer says they are going to help, they actually deliver. When an individual does their part, Heifer will...
Relief efforts are giving way to recovery and rehabilitation in Heifer project areas in Nepal one month after a devastating earthquake rocked the country.
A second strong earthquake has hit Nepal just 16 days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake impacted an area of Heifer International projects near Kathmandu. Another 28 Heifer project villages
A major scientific study has provided evidence that a livestock-centered, asset-transfer model is successful at moving people out of poverty.
Just when things were starting to get back to normal, 16 days after a massive earthquake hit Nepal another major earthquake struck on Tuesday, May 12. Tupache Village in Nuwakot district was severely affected. Once a vibrant community, Tupache now looks more like a war zone.
Alina Karki, communications officer for Heifer Nepal, gives us a look at the devastating effects of the earthquakes that have rocked the country in the past two weeks.
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