Give a Family A Chance to Thrive

Your monthly donation helps a family lift themselves out of poverty. 

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Local Solutions,
Global Impact

We partner with smallholder farmers – especially women farmers – to improve their families’ food security and increase their incomes.

We offer tools, training and resources that help farmers work together to build profitable, sustainable businesses with strong market linkages.


46.4 million

Households assisted since Heifer International began in 1944

Family in the fields farming

2.67 million

Households assisted since 2012

19 countries

Heifer International works globally, with projects in progress across four continents

7.6 million

People trained by Heifer since 2012, of which 64% are women

Recent News and Stories

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Women Entrepreneurs Sell Half a Million Eggs to Toks Restaurants in Mexico

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A woman feeds her daughter fortified porridge to combat malnutrition in Diacounda, Senegal.
Understanding Global Hunger and Food Insecurity

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Experts Gather to Discuss Women's Impact on Global Food Security at DialogueNEXT Conference

April 2, 2024

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Fallout from Ecuador’s Crises Highlights Need to Invest in Grassroots Resilience

March 25, 2024

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After the Storm: Lucy's Pursuit to Brighter Days

March 21, 2024

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Solar Power in Uganda: Cutting Milk Loss, Lowering Energy Costs and Increasing Farmers’ Income

March 11, 2024

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Nepal Research Study Highlights Empowerment Benefits to Women Farmers from Heifer Projects

March 1, 2024

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“I Can Move Forward”: A Mother Finds Purpose in Raising Hens

February 27, 2024

The Power of Partnerships

Heifer is partnership-driven in the countries where we work – with farmer groups, businesses, governments and more – to scale impact and strengthen local ownership. 

We offer a variety of ways to partner with us to improve the lives of farming families. 


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How to Get Involved

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Give a Gift to Heifer

Help end hunger and poverty. Donating gives struggling families the resources they need to thrive.

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Gift Catalog

Our Gift Catalog gives you the power to choose how to change the life of a family in need.

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Heifer’s Family Fun Packs

Each month, you’ll receive a downloadable pack full of seasonal activities, games, challenges, recipes and more to help your family grow together while learning about our work around the world.

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Employer Matching Gifts

Find out if your employer is one of the thousands of corporations that match donations to Heifer through employer matching gifts.

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School Programs

Heifer offers free educational and fundraising programs that allow students in your classroom to learn about the world around them while helping others.

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Raise funds, have fun and make a difference by helping us to end global poverty.