CATEGORY: PROJECTS & FAMILIES
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 www.heifer.org/ending-hunger/index.html.
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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.
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 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 has used money from milk sales to send her children to school and diversify her farm by investing in ducks.
Thanks to the eggs from their ducks, Ulysses and his family have a reliable source of nutrition and income.
Sinath says, "I think Passing on the Gift® was the best activity in our life. I was so excited."
Judeth is an orphan whose adopted family received chickens from Heifer donors and has since been able to invest in growing their farm.
When Edwin's mother received 10 chickens, she was overwhelmed with gratitude by the kindness of strangers.
The chickens Nancy received from Heifer made an immediate difference. Now she can earn income to pay for her children's education.
Thanks to Heifer donors, Meide and her husband have been able to rebuild their lives after the devastating Sichuan earthquake.
Edik is very thankful for the gift of chickens and the impact they are having on his growing farm and his family.
Marietta's chickens provide her with about seven eggs a day that she can sell to local shops.
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...
There appeared to be little hope, the viability of the farm was in serious doubt. Then I read about Heifer International and how they manage to fly various animal's across the globe. "It they can do it, so can we," said one of the students.