Honeybees pollinate more than one-third of the world’s crops and are vital to the food supply. Beekeeping has been in practice in Heifer South Africa’s Blouberg Integrated Food Security and Household Farming Project since 2013.
The United Nations declared 2015 the International Year of Soils. Heifer International helps farmers improve the soil for better yields and to help stop climate change.
Heifer Rwanda project participants Alphonsine Uwamahoro, Charlotte Musabyimana and Esperance Uwanyiligira have used their positions as milk producers to go beyond sharing and caring for their families and to fight against malnutrition of their neighborhood children.
When Wu Kaihui joined a Heifer China project in 2011 and received a goat, she wasn't too confident she had what it would take to properly care for her new animal. She soon realized, however, that she was more than capable.
Homa Tavagnar wrote an article last fall on the importance of teaching children more than the typical lessons about Africa. We're excited that our Read to Feed program does just that.
Carmen Vaca, or Doña “Choca” as everyone knows her, is an exceptional woman. She works with her husband, Saul Herrera, producing cocoa, coffee, rice, beans, citrus and cupuaçu fruits, açaí berries and chestnuts on their farm near the Brazilian border in Guayaramerín, Bolivia.
Heifer's third annual Beyond Hunger: Feast in the Field is a unique farm-to-fork event celebrating family farming around the world and raising funds to benefit Heifer projects in the United States.
Listen up, Read to Feed® fans: We are at it again! Instead of designating just one month to Read to Feed like we did last year, we’re launching a new campaign to last through Spring. And we are excited to announce that this year, we have a matching gift...