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.
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...
Milk donation is a key component of the Heifer Milk for Orphans project. The program builds on an earlier project, Farmers Feed the Children, which required that Heifer cow recipients provide either milk or meat to child-care institutions such as hospitals and orphanages.