Equality

Joyce's Journey: How One Farmer Started Small to Achieve Big
A woman smiling and feeding poultry birds in a field in her village.

Equality

Joyce's Journey: How One Farmer Started Small to Achieve Big

Starting with just a few chickens, Joyce went on to become an entrepreneur and changed the trajectory of her family’s life.

A Photo Collection: Against the Odds, Heifer Team Sends Girls to School
Three girls sit together holding new backpacks in Nepal.

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A Photo Collection: Against the Odds, Heifer Team Sends Girls to School

Heifer’s global workforce is deeply committed to the communities we serve. In Nepal, where the path to education is laden with obstacles, our...

Fighting Prejudice: Rural Indian Women Unite
Women lighting candles and passing on the flame during a training session in a village.

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Fighting Prejudice: Rural Indian Women Unite

Where bias holds them back from income, independence and opportunity, women like Chhoti Kumari are banding together and blazing a new trail.

Why are Women Important in Farming?
A woman tends to crops in Kenya.

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Why are Women Important in Farming?

Every day, women farmers make invaluable contributions to agriculture — and with support to overcome the unique challenges they face, they are...

A Seat at the Table: Overcoming Caste in India
A portrait image of Kunti Devi.

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A Seat at the Table: Overcoming Caste in India

Kunti Devi has spent much of her life defined by others solely by her caste. Supported by Heifer, Kunti is now rising above prejudice, shedding the...

A Celebration of Women Around the World, in Photos
A woman stands in the doorway of her salon in Guatemala.

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A Celebration of Women Around the World, in Photos

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re proud to share the stories of women who are fighting for equality, inclusion and progress for all,...

‘There’s Room for Everyone’: The Women Breaking Barriers at Heifer Ranch
A woman wearing sunglasses and a baseball cap drives a large ATV.

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‘There’s Room for Everyone’: The Women Breaking Barriers at Heifer Ranch

This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the women of Heifer Ranch — and women across the globe — overcoming bias and making a...

The Kenyan Woman Changing Young Farmers' Futures
A headshot of Kenyan woman Victorine Atieno Owino.

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The Kenyan Woman Changing Young Farmers' Futures

With Heifer’s support, Victorine Owino has transformed the cooperative she manages into a thriving business hub, connecting local poultry farmers...

Seeds of Success: A Zambian Mother Lifts Up Her Community
A smiling woman wearing a purple headscarf and floral dress admires her new bicycle.

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Seeds of Success: A Zambian Mother Lifts Up Her Community

Betty Chisamu received training and support from Heifer Zambia in the form of high-quality seeds and a new bicycle. With her newfound knowledge,...

An Ambitious Mother Feeds Her Family, Fulfills New Dreams
A woman holds a handful of eggs at her farm in Cambodia.

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An Ambitious Mother Feeds Her Family, Fulfills New Dreams

With support from Heifer International, Tor Pon Louk has transformed from a struggling farmer into a successful business owner and leader for her...