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.
Heifer Haiti participants find creative ways to build sustainable agricultural income in a country battered by poverty and natural disaster. Diverse projects set the foundation for an $18.7 million commitment to renew economic opportunities across the country.
Experts gather at George Washington University to tackle rising food prices and their effects on the poor. They define three alarming new trends and discuss how to address them now.
Heifer International consistently makes important contributions to reducing poverty and improving living conditions, according to reports from a professional evaluator.