Monthly press releases about what's going on with Heifer projects and programs.
Heifer International has announced Emmy Award winning actress Uzo Aduba as the organization’s first-ever celebrity ambassador to Africa. During her two-year appointment, Aduba will act as an advocate for Heifer’s mission in Africa to end world hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth and lifting small-scale farmers to living incomes.Full Press Release
Heifer International’s Board of Directors has announced the election of Ambassador Ertharin Cousin to its membership. With more than 30 years of national and international nonprofit, government and corporate leadership experience, Cousin is globally renowned for her humanitarian work.Full Press Release
Heifer International announces grant from Walmart Foundation to improve farmer livelihoods in MexicoLITTLE ROCK, Ark.
Rural, small-scale farmers in four states in Southern Mexico will soon gain market access to a large-scale consumer base in a new groundbreaking project. This initiative will provide economic stability to communities in need, while meeting growing market demand for high-quality, sustainably sourced food.Full Press Release
Heifer International's Board of Directors has announced the election of Thomas Kemper as an at-large delegate to its 18-member board. Kemper will serve a minimum three-year term for the nonprofit whose mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth.Full Press Release
Heifer International's Board of Directors has announced the election of Randi Hedin to its membership.Full Press Release
Heifer International in Cambodia has received the “Leadership Award for Rural Development and Poverty Eradication” from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The honor recognizes the outstanding contributions by non-government organizations and companies toward rural community development and poverty eradication. The award was presented to 10 NGOs and 10 companies working in ASEAN nations.Full Press Release
Heifer International is celebrating its 20th anniversary in Nepal as a development organization that has worked with hundreds of thousands of farming families across the South Asian nation.Full Press Release
More than 4,300 animals have been treated in northeastern Haiti at mobile clinics set up by Heifer International and the Ministry of Agriculture in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Teams are preparing to care for more livestock as Hurricane Maria threatens the country.Full Press Release
Heifer International and the International Fund for Agriculture Development have agreed to seek opportunities to collaborate on market-driven development, climate-smart agriculture, access to finance and several other areas involving smallholder farmers.Full Press Release
Heifer International is working with the nonprofit Sirolli Institute to help farmers start or grow successful businesses. The two-year initiative with Sirolli will focus on communities in Bangladesh, Honduras, Mexico, Nepal, Tanzania and Uganda.Full Press Release