In Milford, Indiana, just miles from the hometown of Heifer’s founder, Dan West, a celebration took place to honor those “seagoing cowboys” who made the first animal deliveries and helped ignite the legacy of Heifer International: Promoting peace and ending hunger.
Heifer projects often benefit the environment around them in unexpected ways. A recent article reveals how Heifer’s work is helping to lessen deforestation in some of Uganda’s chimpanzee habitats.
Ann Rose is fired up about making her community of Lansing, N.C., rise to its potential as a hub for creating a healthier community, reclaiming their food source, and sustaining Lansing’s local economy.
A project to improve the livelihoods of those in the poorest district of Trà Vinh Province has improved income and relationships in Vietnam, demonstrating the impact of social capital as a tool for lasting change.