On April 25, 2015, Nepal experienced its largest earthquake in 80 years. The damage spared little, including the homes and livelihoods of thousands of Heifer participants. In the year since, Heifer Nepal has successfully assisted more than 31,000 families in the rebuilding process.
Heifer Awarded $1.5 Million Grant to Expand Disaster Risk Reduction Work in Philippines and Guatemala
The Margaret A. Cargill Foundation has awarded Heifer International a $1.5 million grant to expand disaster risk reduction work in the Philippines while extending that work into Guatemala. These two countries are two of the most disaster prone of all the countries in which Heifer works.
Best-selling author Jacqueline Carey knows a little about world building. She talks about the intersection what fantasy authors like herself and Patrick Rothfuss do in writing and the real-world community building that Heifer projects accomplish.
Hatching pots give hens a comfortable, safe place to incubate eggs. Heifer project partners like Parul Khatun in Bangladesh often make hatching pots to help their chickens be happier and more productive.