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Sales Subsidy Success Holds Promise for Nepali Farmers
A woman, her young son and her husband walk their three goats through a field in Nepal.

Animals

Sales Subsidy Success Holds Promise for Nepali Farmers

A new subsidy program facilitated by Heifer Nepal is tackling the issues that stifle growth for small-scale farmers. The solution? Local...

How Heifer Prevents Zoonotic Diseases, Improves Animal Well-Being
A man in Malawi smiles at the camera as he sits next to a box full of animal vaccinations.

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How Heifer Prevents Zoonotic Diseases, Improves Animal Well-Being

Now a full year into the pandemic, mitigating the risk of animal-to-human disease transmission is more important than ever – and this effort is...

Play Along During Our Celebration of the (Golden) Cow
Play Along During Our Celebration of the (Golden) Cow.

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Play Along During Our Celebration of the (Golden) Cow

2021 is the year of the Golden Cow and we have a fun way to celebrate! Learn how you can play our latest game and win a free prize.

Meals and Snacks for a Chicken: Two Unusual, Low-Cost Chicken Feed Options for Some of the World’s Poorest Entrepreneurs
Nibedita Tudu earns an income for her family by producing chickens using low-cost yet nutritious chicken feeds that are easy to grow. Photo Pranab K. Aich/Heifer International

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Meals and Snacks for a Chicken: Two Unusual, Low-Cost Chicken Feed Options for Some of the World’s Poorest Entrepreneurs

Goat Farmers Find Success in Festival Sales in Spite of COVID-19 Complications
A cooperative member weighs a goat for prospective customers.

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Goat Farmers Find Success in Festival Sales in Spite of COVID-19 Complications

Thanks to trainings from Heifer Nepal, goat cooperatives have successfully navigated a festival season crippled by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Healthy Animals, Healthy Nations: An Interview with Veterinarian David Sherman
Healthy Animals, Healthy Nations: An Interview with Veterinarian David Sherman.

Animals

Healthy Animals, Healthy Nations: An Interview with Veterinarian David Sherman

In his book That Sheep May Safely Graze, Sherman offers up a roadmap for how to deliver community services in unstable countries. He also makes...

Goats on Boats
Goats on Boats.

Animals

Goats on Boats

Creative problem solving saves the day.

The Fascinating Fauna of Guatemala
The Fascinating Fauna of Guatemala

Animals

The Fascinating Fauna of Guatemala

As one of the most ecologically diverse countries on the planet, Guatemala is home to some amazing animals. Some you’ve probably heard of....

Rats That Are Making The World A Better Place
A rat stuck in the grate of a manhole cover looks directly into the camera. She is too fat around the middle to get out so she is stuck and irritated about it, but unhurt. Image by Berufstierrettung Rhein Neckar.

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Rats That Are Making The World A Better Place

This Chinese New Year falls on Saturday, January 25, 2020 kicking off the Year of the Rat. Here are a few rats whose honorable service or winning...

Fighting Fire with Goats
Uma Sinjali Magar takes her goats out to graze in the Chitwan district of Nepal.

Animals

Fighting Fire with Goats

A surprising hero has emerged to help the world’s wildfire problem ¬– the ever-versatile goat. These animals that we love have come through...