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Sun Protection Through the Ages
Sun Protection Through the Ages.

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Sun Protection Through the Ages

What was life like before SPF 30? Through the centuries humankind battled the sun with palm frond parasols, Viking eyeliner and velveteen face masks.

Divya Gurung, the Nepalese Woman Who Overcame Her Fears to Become a Leader
Divya Gurung, the Nepalese Woman Who Overcame Her Fears to Become a Leader.

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Divya Gurung, the Nepalese Woman Who Overcame Her Fears to Become a Leader

Divya Gurung never aspired to a leadership position, but now she has been the manager of the Naya Sriganshil Cooperative for four of its 8 years of...

Heifer Nepal Farmers Persevere During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Heifer Nepal Farmers Persevere During COVID-19 Pandemic

For nearly three months, the government of Nepal implemented a strict lockdown to combat the spread of COVID-19. And while it slowed the spread of...

#HeiferTogether Live Chats: Food Writer Ruth Reichl Talks Changing Food Systems During the Pandemic

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#HeiferTogether Live Chats: Food Writer Ruth Reichl Talks Changing Food Systems During the Pandemic

Ruth Reichl, renowned food writer and restaurant critic, will speak with Heifer International President and CEO Pierre Ferrari about our changing...

Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari on Racism and Protest
mural of george floyd

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Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari on Racism and Protest

Standing together against institutional racism

Heifer Bangladesh Farmers Find New Customers in COVID Lockdown
A Bangladeshi woman harvests crops in her garden. She's wearing a cloth head covering that is crimson and gold.

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Heifer Bangladesh Farmers Find New Customers in COVID Lockdown

Nepal Cooperative Innovates with Agri-Ambulance
Nepal Cooperative Innovates with Agri-Ambulance .

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Nepal Cooperative Innovates with Agri-Ambulance

Determined to help farming families during the COVID-19 lockdown, the Lekbesi SEW Cooperative came up with an ingenious idea to collect and sell...

Heifer India Projects, Millions of Others Affected by Cyclone Amphan
Heifer India Projects, Millions of Others Affected by Cyclone Amphan.

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Heifer India Projects, Millions of Others Affected by Cyclone Amphan

Cyclone Amphan, the strongest storm ever recorded in the Bay of Bengal, affected areas of India and Bangladesh. Heifer is monitoring the impact on...

The Heifer-Trained Specialists That Farmers in Nepal are Turning to During the Pandemic
The Heifer-Trained Specialists That Farmers in Nepal are Turning to During the Pandemic.

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The Heifer-Trained Specialists That Farmers in Nepal are Turning to During the Pandemic

For many years, Heifer Nepal has been training individuals in rural communities to become animal health service professionals. Little did we...

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‘Everything Inside’ uncovers hearts divided between Haiti and America
‘Everything Inside’ uncovers hearts divided between Haiti and America.

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‘Everything Inside’ uncovers hearts divided between Haiti and America

Edwidge Danticat pulls no punches in Everything Inside, her latest collection of short stories following those who balance on the precarious line...

Absolutely 得意
A play on a popular meme makes Heifer Hong Kong's Instagram timely.

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Absolutely 得意

Heifer Hong Kong shows us how Instagram is done

#HeiferTogether Live Chats: Family Farming in the U.S. and Abroad During COVID-19
#HeiferTogether Live Chats: Family Farming in the U.S. and Abroad During COVID-19.

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#HeiferTogether Live Chats: Family Farming in the U.S. and Abroad During COVID-19

Join Heifer International President and CEO Pierre Ferrari for a new speaker series, #HeiferTogether, which is about the state of farmers around...