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.
Although the golden era of the seagoing cowboy is past, Peggy Reiff Miller, an author, historian and archivist, is keeping their stories alive through her work, which she describes for World Ark.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.