Millions of women and girls in developing countries spend part of every day foraging for fuel to cook their families’ meals. Professor Gautam Yadama of Washington University speaks with Heifer International about the challenges these women face.
Elyse Gordon won the Pass on the Gift in Peru sweepstakes, sponsored by Heifer International and Garnet Hill, for a weeklong trip for two to the ancient Incan Empire capital of Cuzco, Peru.
Heifer International is partnering with U.S. farmers like Ann Rose, a former nurse who swapped her hospital job for a different calling. Now she grows healthy food and teaches others how to farm sustainably.
Rural families torn apart by Nepal's Civil War find emotional and economic support as part of an innovative partnership of the International Committee of the Red Cross and Heifer International.
Kathy Moore was a teenager when she herded 20 cows onto a ship bound for Japan in 1958. Now she usually sticks closer to home, but her dedication to Heifer International is decades strong.
As a volunteer and donor with 10 years of service to Heifer International, Ashley Stone is a vocal proponent of the organization’s work to end hunger and poverty. Stone’s deep experiences with Heifer fire her conviction to support the mission and pass on the gift.
Think for a moment about the pressing challenges the world faces: poverty, hunger, political instability, war and climate change. Issues like this are what drove author Judith Schwartz to write her book "Cows Save the Planet."
Dairy farmers in Heifer International's EADD program go to great lengths to ensure their milk cans are meticulously cleaned inside between deliveries so their milk will meet quality standards at the chilling plant and not be turned away.
A global web of supporters, volunteers and staffers carry out Heifer International’s work today, but 70 years ago it was all up to a few boatloads of cowhands. This volunteer crew helped out from start to finish, raising the animals, transporting them from the heartland to the shore and...