STORIES TAGGED: FARMERS

Projects & Families
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

Honduran Village Passes on the Gift

Honduras

Celebrating Passing on the Gift at Concepción de María: In early October 2013, the small village of Concepción de María, nestled in the mountain crevices of Honduras, bustled with activity. More than 60 families were gathered at the corner of the local soccer field to celebrate another round of Passing on the Gift. The crew included leaders of the local community, Heifer partners and staff, and joyous family members ready to pass on gifts of calves and chickens. With the lime green mountains acting as the backdrop and silent witness, one-by-one, families took center stage and passed on the same kinds of gifts they had received two years before.

Projects & Families
Projects & Families
Projects & Families

Cooperatives in Ukraine: A Step Toward Sustainability

Ukraine

The global financial and economic crisis has also demonstrated the resilience of alternative financial institutions such as cooperative.

Projects & Families

Cow Close-Up

Romania

Salajan Maria Marius, 75, tends to Mendruta, a Romanian Spotted Cow her son, Salajan Marius, received through Heifer, on their family farm in the village of Giurtelecul Simleului, Romania.

Projects & Families
Projects & Families

The Big Deal About Fair Trade Bananas

Ecuador

In January 2011, Heifer began implementing a project in partnership with El Guabo.

Projects & Families

Do You Know Where Your Food Comes From?

This video from www.eatrealeatlocal.ca illustrates what’s happening to the food system in Canada.

Projects & Families

Brazil in Context

Take a peek into the lives of Heifer project participants in Brazil.

Projects & Families

Chickens for Change in Bolivia

Bolivia

In Bolivia, Herman Almendras-Jaldin and daughter Yoselin enjoy eggs from the five chickens they received from Heifer International.

Projects & Families

Heifer Bangladesh Begins with Great Promise

Bangladesh

Heifer recently began operations in Bangladesh and, in August, received approval to start its first 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.