As an Elanco employee, Cassi Jo Schriefer knew about the partnership between Heifer and her employer. But until she saw the work firsthand, she admits she didn't realize just how much impact that partnership has on helping feed the world's hungry.
Because of the East Africa Dairy Development project, Steven Ssentongo's family is healthier and their village is much more prosperous. He's just one of many family farmers helping change the face of the dairy industry in Uganda.
When you’re at the helm of an organization fighting hunger and poverty for 70 years, it’s easy to get excited when you see “poverty” as a topic in mainstream media channels.
Elizabeth Bintliff, Heifer International’s vice president for Africa programs, believes that through East Africa Dairy Development, Heifer is bringing dairy farmers together to help them realize their potential for realizing an end to extreme poverty.
Heifer’s philosophy is really that of the "Teach a man to fish" proverb. Trade the word fish for bees and Alik Nazlukhanyan from Armenia can attest to the value of teaching.