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Breaking Barriers with the Beauty Business in Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala
A Guatemalan woman wearing a traditional top embroidered with flowers stands in the entrance to a salon with her arms folded. She is smiling.

Women & Girls

Breaking Barriers with the Beauty Business in Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala

Salon owner Maria Nataly Mendoza Quieju is working hard to challenge the stereotype that women in Guatemala can’t earn their own income. With...

Why the City of Quito is Partnering with Heifer Ecuador During the Pandemic and Beyond
Why the City of Quito is Partnering with Heifer Ecuador During the Pandemic and Beyond.

Newsworthy

Why the City of Quito is Partnering with Heifer Ecuador During the Pandemic and Beyond

In Quito, the mayor approached Heifer Ecuador, recognizing an opportunity to support both rural small-scale farmers and poor urban neighborhoods...

Leah Amongi Zooms Past Obstacles to Help Farmers Thrive, Even During COVID-19 Pandemic

Women & Girls

Leah Amongi Zooms Past Obstacles to Help Farmers Thrive, Even During COVID-19 Pandemic

Join us for International Women's Day (and beyond) as we #LiftAllVoices and share stories of women around the world who are shaping a more equal...

The Women of Bihani Dairy in Nepal Give Back to Community, Adapt to Pandemic Changes

Women & Girls

The Women of Bihani Dairy in Nepal Give Back to Community, Adapt to Pandemic Changes

In Kopuwa, Nepal, many women depend on their husbands for income. The women of Bihani Dairy cooperative are joining forces to make sure that they,...

Cypress Valley Upholds High Ethical Standards Despite Pandemic in the U.S.
Cypress Valley in Arkansas, is shining a light on how to process meat safely and humanely. Image Phillip Davis/Heifer International

Newsworthy

Cypress Valley Upholds High Ethical Standards Despite Pandemic in the U.S.

While large-scale meat plants struggle to control outbreaks and continue to feed the country, that has not been the case for Cyprus Valley, which...

Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain
Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain .

Newsworthy

Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain

Heifer Kenya is partnering with mobile tech companies to ensure that even the most isolated farmers and dairy cooperatives have access to the...

Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Linguistic Rights in Bangladesh
Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Linguistic Rights in Bangladesh.

Culture

Celebrating International Mother Language Day and Linguistic Rights in Bangladesh

Feb. 21 is International Mother Language Day. After Bangladesh was born in 1971, the new country initiated the day to draw attention to national...

The Power of Radio: Finding Connection over the Airwaves
The Power of Radio: Finding Connection over the Airwaves.

Culture

The Power of Radio: Finding Connection over the Airwaves

Since the very first radio broadcasts 110 years ago, radio has been a consistent and important means of connecting, educating and entertaining the...

Nepalese Farming Couple Support Each Other Through Civil War, Pandemic
Nepalese Farming Couple Support Each Other Through Civil War, Pandemic.

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Nepalese Farming Couple Support Each Other Through Civil War, Pandemic

To say Nepalese farmers Ganga Gharti and Rudra Pun know what it’s like to stick together through adversity would be an understatement.

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Regenerative Agriculture Is Our Most Powerful Relationship with the Earth Says Savory Institute Co-Founder Daniela Ibarra-Howell
Regenerative Agriculture Is Our Most Powerful Relationship with the Earth Says Savory Institute Co-Founder Daniela Ibarra-Howell.

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Regenerative Agriculture Is Our Most Powerful Relationship with the Earth Says Savory Institute Co-Founder Daniela Ibarra-Howell

Regenerative agriculture is a nature-based solution that can help heal the planet in the face of climate change, says Daniela Ibarra-Howell.

Vegetable Spring Rolls: The Perfect Traditional Recipe to Ring in the Lunar New Year
A white and green china plate holding freshly fried vegetable spring rolls.

Food

Vegetable Spring Rolls: The Perfect Traditional Recipe to Ring in the Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year or Spring Festival is an important holiday celebrated in China and other countries in East and Southeast Asia. Called Chunjie in...

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

Animals

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.