Lawrence continues to look for ways to reduce damage to the Earth. “I am interested in putting in a biogas plant,” he says. “That would save the destruction of our forests.”
In addition to providing training and education to our participating farmers, we at Heifer International take educating the public about the causes and solutions to global hunger and poverty seriously.
For the past two weeks heavy rains in Malawi have resulted in floods in most areas of the country. The worst affected are the Southern Region districts of Nsanje, Chikwawa, Phalombe, Zomba and Blantyre, where homes, crops, livestock and household property have been damaged.
Last week marked the fifth anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake that killed more than 230,000 people and initially displaced 1.5 million others. The event led Heifer to re-evaluate the way we work in Haiti, and that approach remains in place today. Heifer Haiti Country Director Hervil Cherubin reflects...
Five years after a devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake rocked Haiti, Heifer International says its farmers on the impoverished island are benefiting from a new approach to development work that focuses on sustainable economic development.
Jose Bonifacio received the gift of a family garden in June of last year. Already, the plot is helping his family eat better foods and also bringing in extra income.