Dirt Poor

Extreme drought and deforestation leave Haitian farmers stuck with parched, unyielding soil. After a rocky start, project participants and Heifer Haiti staff realized access to water has to be the first step.

A Total Life Changer

Former Heifer Ranch volunteers are shaping the future of agriculture. Here, four volunteers share how their experiences with Heifer are inspiring them to make an impact.

A New Climate for Farming

While it can be hard enough for people to cope with death from the heat, melted roads, crippling drought, restricted water usage and other issues, what about our food systems? How can farmers adapt to this harsh new reality?

Hunger and Obesity

Malnutrition can have many effects that are detrimental to human health, and people living in extreme poverty are especially at risk. This graphic will show you some of the ways hunger and obesity could adversely affect you.

Spring Sweetness

You can enjoy fresh strawberries each year so long as pests, weeds and diseases are kept at bay. Here are some tips to help your strawberry garden grow, along with a recipe for a sweet treat!

House of Cardamom

Cardamom farmers in Guatemala brave destructive pests, deadly snakes and predatory markets to grow and sell one of the world’s most expensive spices. They often reap very little profit from their hard work, but Heifer is helping to change that.

Dairying Greatly in Bangladesh

Her present reality stops Renuka Khatun from imagining that her sons could know a different kind of life. Still, she is optimistic that working in a new Heifer project might help her see them through.

The Road from Farm to Market

Milk money provides for the basics and allows families to invest in the future. It’s the classic Heifer story — the gift of a cow and training leads to a life that once seemed out of reach for a family of farmers.

Crystal's Ark

Just as Noah stepped out in faith to build his ark in the Biblical story, the decision that mother Crystal Marrufo made to raise money for a Heifer Gift Ark has been a leap of faith.