Heifer International Blog

'Everything Is Possible': Lessons for Success from a Kenyan Farmer
A woman studies a financial record book while sitting in her shop where she sells seeds, fertilizers and health care products for livestock and poultry.

Work & Income

'Everything Is Possible': Lessons for Success from a Kenyan Farmer

Christine Okode — a farmer, an animal health care worker and an entrepreneur — shares learnings she has picked up on her journey trumping the...

Heal the Soil, Heal the World
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Climate

Heal the Soil, Heal the World

At Heifer Ranch, the team cares for the animals above the ground as well as those below — the communities of tiny, soil-dwelling creatures that...

De-risking Nigeria’s Climate Threatened Farmlands

Climate

De-risking Nigeria’s Climate Threatened Farmlands

On the heels of extreme flooding that devastated farmland in Nigeria, Heifer’s pay-at-harvest crop insurance program is reducing the...

It Takes a Village: Rwandan Farmers Unite to Nourish the Next Generation

Food & Water

It Takes a Village: Rwandan Farmers Unite to Nourish the Next Generation

Dairy farmers trained by Heifer formed the Abakundinka Community Kitchen in rural Rwanda, a space for local mothers to bring their children for a...

Online Vet Training Opens Doors for a Mother in Nepal
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Work & Income

Online Vet Training Opens Doors for a Mother in Nepal

When Kusu heard of the Heifer Nepal initiative training participants in animal health services online, she recognized it as a chance to grow her...

A Mississippi Farmer Turns Land Into Legacy
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Work & Income

A Mississippi Farmer Turns Land Into Legacy

With support from Heifer USA, one farmer is establishing himself as the first pastured pork producer in Mississippi — and transforming his land...

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.

Quick Facts About Food Waste
A Nepali woman holds a crate of freshly harvest produce.

Food & Water

Quick Facts About Food Waste

Food loss and waste is a global challenge with enormous economic, environmental and health consequences. Read on to learn more about this issue and...

Heifer Nepal Celebrates 25 Years of Service
A man, woman and two teenagers stand side-by-side on a farm.

Newsworthy

Heifer Nepal Celebrates 25 Years of Service

Since Heifer Nepal began operations, hundreds of thousands of families have more food on the table, women are stepping into leadership roles and...

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Sukhita Invests in Her Farm and Her Dreams
A woman wearing red attire, feeding green forage to her cows in cattle shed.

Work & Income

Sukhita Invests in Her Farm and Her Dreams

Banking on her knowledge, training and access to formal credit, Sukhita invests in her farm and unlocks endless opportunities for her cattle business.

Why is Electricity Important in Agriculture?
Three workers tend to a refrigerated tank at a milk collection center.

Food & Water

Why is Electricity Important in Agriculture?

Access to electricity touches almost all aspects of farmers' lives and livelihoods — from irrigation to harvesting to keeping produce fresh...

4 Reasons to Get to Know Us
4 Reasons to Get to Know Us.

Newsworthy

4 Reasons to Get to Know Us

We’re a proud partner in the effort to reach the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. As part of this extraordinary global network,...