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Projects & Families
Projects & Families

Ulysses from Nicaragua

Nicaragua

Thanks to the eggs from their ducks, Ulysses and his family have a reliable source of nutrition and income.

Projects & Families

The Sound of Frogs

Cambodia

In May 2013, I was travelling to Cambodia with the Heifer team working on training their Community Animal Health Workers. Click the title of this story to read more...

Projects & Families

Heifer's 12 Cornerstones Changed My Family's Life

Cambodia

In November 2012, the Chemrouen Cheat Khmer (CCK) organization and Heifer Cambodia started the "Improving Income and Nutrition through Community Empowerment” (INCOME) project in our village. Our family decided to join the self-help group in late 2012 and things began to change.

Projects & Families

Progress in Piura, Peru

Peru

Two years ago, Heifer International’s partner, IDEAS, was promoting a livelihoods project in a community in Peru. The project, Building Sustainable Livelihoods in Piura's Dry Forest Community, was an opportunity that 42-year-old Maria Esmelda decided she couldn’t pass up, so she signed up. Esmelda recounts her experience as a participant...

Projects & Families

Phan Phearum Finds Precious Gift in Raising Goats

Cambodia

My family and I are grateful to Heifer and Chetthor for their good deed. I never forget to thank them. I look after these precious gifts very well with my husband and my children.

Projects & Families

Pierre Ferrari Visits Projects in Nepal

Nepal

Their success is an inspiration not just to me, but to groups like them all over the world who see that whatever they can imagine they can make real with their own hands.

Projects & Families
Projects & Families

Heifer CARMAC Equipment Placement Round 2

Armenia

The Heifer Armenia team was extremely pleased to witness the arrival of the second rounds of agricultural equipment to be placed in farmer cooperatives in the framework of the Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC) project

Projects & Families

Tractors in Armenia

Armenia

The excitement on January 20 in Vanadzor, Armenia, was overwhelming as three new tractors were officially handed over to cooperatives of small farm owners in three rural communities.

Projects & Families

Literacy Classes Improve Lives - Northern Thailand

In the world today, no one can deny the importance of education. Yet many women in the remote mountainous areas of Northern Thailand rarely have the opportunity to be educated. Heifer International Thailand believes that providing basic education to women will broaden their world view and enhance their confidence.

Donors

The WiLD Mama Bear of Virginia Tech

Honduras

According to the WiLD (Women in Livestock Development) site on Heifer’s Intranet Platform, a WiLD woman is a woman who is “making a difference in their lives and the lives of the families and communities where Heifer works.”

Volunteers

Students from Purdue University, Banat Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine University (Romania) 2010

Romania

Dr. Mark Russell, along with other faculty from Purdue’s Agronomy Department, co-led a class called “Exploring International Animal Industries” on a visit to Romania.

Projects & Families
Volunteers

Community Education Volunteer Spotlight: Dorn Van Dommelen

Geography 101 is not one of those college courses that immediately grabs one’s attention.  For most, it is simply another three hours closer to a degree, a bridge to cross along the way to a recognition of higher learning.  Few would expect their life to be changed in a 1 year geography survey class, right?  And often the teaching of those classes is the begrudging grunt-work of professors who would rather be working on a soon-to-be published article or research grant, correct?  Not necessarily.