Equality in Agriculture

March 8 was International Women’s Day—a day to celebrate women and their contributions to the world. Despite this global, 24-hour celebration, women farmers continue to be overlooked and don’t receive the recognition they deserve.

Watch: Sofia Arivilca’s Story

This stirring mini-documentary by Ripple Effect Images tells the story of Sofia Arivilca, 64 and homeless for most of her life, building her first home of her own with the help of her community and Heifer International's Healthy Homes initiative.

Guatemala's Cardamom Crusader

COBAN, Guatemala—Pablo Moreno’s passion for cardamom began in his childhood, when his parents grew it near their home. As he learned more about the spice’s unique flavor and health benefits, he began to ask himself, Why are we exporting all our cardamom? Why don’t we use it? Guatemala exports more...