Oxfam International and Clean Energy Nepal honored 22 women farmers for their contributions to agriculture through the Recognition to Women Farmers program. Heifer project participant Mithu Adhikari, from Kaski district’s Lahachowk village, was one of them.
Climate change is expected to disproportionately affect small-scale farmers. Throughout the month of May, we will be focusing on the climate and how Heifer International farmers are adapting to help mitigate the effects of a changing climate.
The value of manure is nothing new to farmers, and this organic fertilizer is used by most small farmers who practice subsistence farming all over the world.
If anyone deserves a comfortable bed at the end of a long day, it’s Elizabeth Ngon Diouf, a single mother of six. But until recently she had no bed at all.
Through Heifer Peru’s project in her community, Ángela was able to learn valuable skills in sheep raising, manure preparation for fertilizer, gender equality and general animal well-being.
Author Becky Masterman has been a supporter of Heifer for a while, but explains why she has recently upped her giving and muses on the connections between reading and feeding.