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In this section of Heifer International's Online Press Room, you will find news releases about Heifer's projects and programs. Releases are listed chronologically and archived by year.
(April 15, 2010) – Steve Denne, in his visit to Heifer International’s Asia and South Pacific region, had the chance during a visit to Nepal to meet with the country’s president, the Honorable Dr. Ram Baran Yadav. Denne, Heifer’s chief operating officer, met with the president at his residence in the capital city of Kathmandu during his visits to Cambodia, Nepal, India and Vietnam.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer Village, Heifer International’s hands-on, global education facility that illustrates the organization’s solutions to global hunger and poverty, was a finalist for the Natural State Award, part of Arkansas’ 2010 Henry Awards.
Heifer International invites the public to a party to help celebrate Heifer Village’s first birthday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 19, at Heifer Village in downtown Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Teachers make a difference in their students’ lives every day, but Heifer International has materials available to teachers to use to help inspire their students to make a difference in the world.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International staff arrived in Port-au-Prince Wednesday, March 17, to begin work with the Heifer Haiti team to help plan for the organization’s short and long-term rehabilitation and recovery strategies in the aftermath of the January earthquake.
Heifer International country staff in Guatemala and Honduras are reported to be safe in the wake of Tropical Storm Agatha, which struck the Central American countries Saturday, May 29, killing nearly 200 people and displacing tens of thousands from their homes.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International continues to monitor news reports even as it works to maintain contact with its in-country staff in the wake of the magnitude 7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010.
In the months since the January earthquake in Haiti, Heifer International staff—in country and headquarters—have been supporting ongoing recovery efforts and planning for the long-term work to help Haitians rebuild their lives through programs to restore agricultural livelihoods using Heifer’s values-based model.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International’s Miyoba Women’s Draft Cattle Project in Zambia has been selected for a Best Practice Award by InterAction, a coalition of humanitarian organizations providing disaster relief, refugee assistance and sustainable development programs worldwide.
InterAction cites livestock production, value chain development in recognition LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Dec. 21, 2010) – Heifer International's Integrated Dairy Development Project in Albania has been selected for a Best Practice Award by InterAction, a coalition of humanitarian organizations providing disaster relief, refugee assistance and sustainable development programs worldwide.