Basmati Budamagar used to travel hours to the forest every day to gather food for her animals. Heifer Nepal trainings have taught her how to more efficiently raise livestock and support her family.
In late October, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) completed a two-part assessment of the financial soundness and organizational responsibility of Heifer International. The organization gave Heifer high marks all around, pre-approving its ability to manage USAID funds according to government requirements. USAID also recommended advance payments for...
At a Passing on the Gift® ceremony in Zambia on October 22, 70 draft heifers were passed on to new families under the Women Empowerment through Animal Traction (WEAT) project.
Wendi Aarons traveled to Malawi with Heifer as part of the ONE bloggers delegation. She recounts her meeting with Rhoda, a Heifer participant—and now recipient of a cow—in this blog.