Jean Pierre Venette belongs to Heifer’s Rural Entrepreneurs for Agricultural Cooperation in Haiti program, or REACH. She and 39 other women work together to promote better crop and animal production while becoming thriving farmers and businesswomen.
Jane Lutong struggled for years to make ends meet as a widow and single mother. Today, she operates a thriving swine production business and teaches others how to be successful.
Shao Rongfa raises a sheep in Dashanbao, China. He had a dream that would make life better for his fellow farmers and his sheep. Thanks to his fellow Heifer China self-help group members, they were able to make that dream a reality.
Eighty percent of Ukraine’s milk production comes from small farmers, yet the number of small farmers is steadily declining. Danone Ukraine and Heifer Ukraine launched the Milk Communities Project to strengthen small dairy producers so they can compete and even thrive in the marketplace.
Oscar nominated actress Diane Lane will be honored at Heifer's third annual Beyond Hunger: A Place at the Table gala in Los Angeles August 22.