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Meeting the Children of Heifer Nepal

Nepal

I see children everywhere at Passing on the Gift® events, door-to-door visits, hanging around their mothers and marching in rallies alongside women. These children are growing up around strong, independent women who have a voice and opinions to bring change in their community.

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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.

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International Women’s Day: Be Part of the Solution

Empowering women is at the core of Heifer International’s model for sustainable development. In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, this week we are sharing stories of the women with whom Heifer works, who take the gifts of livestock and education to produce extraordinary results for themselves, their families and their communities.

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Study Tours Help Educate Ukraine Rural Women

Ukraine

Women leaders from all corners of Ukraine participated in study tours between October 2012 and February 2013. Funded by Heifer Ukraine and the Women's Information Consultative Center, the trainings aimed to solve problems such as high unemployment, domestic violence and lack of medical care.

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Women Taking the Floor

Senegal

The seating arrangement at a Heifer training session in Fandene on a hot May day in 2010 was fairly typical for this rural region of a strongly Muslim country: men in the front, women in the back.

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This is what Social Justice Looks Like

Nicaragua

Social Justice is girls in Nicaragua, where 32 percent of girls over 15 are illiterate, attending school because their families don’t need them to stay home and work.

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Women’s Empowerment is Key to Turning Oppression Into Opportunity

Nepal

At Heifer International we believe there is no development strategy more beneficial to society than the one that involves women as central players, and at the same time engages men to encourage a more accepting view of women’s participation.

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International Day of the Girl Child: Little Soldier Girl

Malawi

October 11th is the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child, a time to recognize the challenges girls in many developing countries face and to find ways to help them reach their potential.

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Technology, Partnerships and Women Will Advance African Dairy Industry

Kenya

Elizabeth Bintliff, Vice President for Heifer’s Africa Program, presented a keynote address at the April 2012 8th African Dairy Conference and Exhibition held by the East and Southern Africa Dairy Association.

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Through Heifer India, Basanti’s Progress Becomes Evident

India

Dr. Panda and Mr. Prusty watch as Heifer India project participants participate in a Passing on the Gift ceremony.

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Heifer India Leads Rukkhi to a Better Life

India

“In the last six months, the biggest change has been that from a thatched house. I have been able to build a concrete house.” —Rukkhi Devi

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Each Year, The Harvest Grows

Guatemala

Twenty years ago, Esperanza’s father and grandfather decided to change their family’s future by laying claim to the land the family now lives on.

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Making Tortillas in Guatemala

Guatemala

Mrs. Francisca Najera Vasquez lives in the tiny village of El Duraznito, Guatemala with her husband and 7 children, and has a lot of experience making tortillas.

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Worlds Tiniest Heifer Project

Malawi

In Chiponde Village, in the brushy savannah of western Malawi, 38-year-old Nashoni Zimba is celebrating the success of a local Heifer project in his own small way.