Together, our work empowers small-scale farmers and their families to achieve socially, economically and environmentally secure lives!

For over 70 years, Heifer International has been finding solutions to end hunger and poverty. We've had an impact in more than 125 countries and helped over 22.6 million families, but there is still work to do. Below you will find stories highlighting the impact of your support. With the help of donors, volunteers and all Heifer supporters, we continue to work together to fight hunger and poverty, all while caring for the Earth. To learn more about Heifer International's approach, work and impact in the field visit

The work we do may be serious, but we always need to find the fun.
Pierre Ferrari, CEO of Heifer International
Projects & Families
I am a woman among women, and my family is well respected in the village
Gagnessiri Ndiaye,
Projects & Families
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
African Proverb
Projects & Families

Dang Hong Thuy from Vietnam


Thuy received the gift of geese and they have been a perfect match on her small farm. The training she received provided essential knowledge in their care.


Gladys from Uganda


The chickens her grandmother received made it possible for her to care for Gladys and her 11 cousins who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS.


Emilia from Slovakia

Emilia is a member of the impoverished Roma community and the chickens her family received are empowering them to overcome the severe discrimination her people face.


Devota from Rwanda


Devota has used money from milk sales to send her children to school and diversify her farm by investing in ducks.