Heifer International Blog

Remembering the Haiti earthquake, 10 years later
Remembering the Haiti earthquake, 10 years later.

Newsworthy

Remembering the Haiti earthquake, 10 years later

Haitians remember what happened to them the day the 2010 earthquake struck.

Realistic Resolutions and Other Suggestions For Making The Most Out of 2020
Gold Paper numbers lay on a dark wooden surface

Newsworthy

Realistic Resolutions and Other Suggestions For Making The Most Out of 2020

It’s the January of a new year. And not just a new year — a new decade. We’ve got suggestions to help you make it through the next year with...

A Ray of Hope in Haiti

Women & Girls

A Ray of Hope in Haiti

Haiti's ongoing sociopolitical upheaval is taking a toll on the country's citizens, especially those still rebuilding in the wake of Hurricane...

5 Realistic Resolutions For An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

Environment

5 Realistic Resolutions For An Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

Lifestyle changes that are realistic and attainable can be more effective at fighting climate change than an overwhelming overhaul of your life.

A Seagoing Cowboy Christmas
Seagoing cowboys carol aboard their ship during the holidays.

From the Archives

A Seagoing Cowboy Christmas

The earliest Heifer supporters traveled around the world delivering four-legged gifts at Christmastime.

A holiday feast from the east
A bowl of chicken curry with cilantro and ginger

Food

A holiday feast from the east

Try something new for your holiday table.

Delightfully Weird Holiday Traditions Around the Globe
A pair of generic holiday elf dolls sit on a wooden floor together. One is wearing a red outfit and the other is wearing a green one.

Culture

Delightfully Weird Holiday Traditions Around the Globe

Flaming straw goats, spying elves, pooping nativity figurines...these are just some of the strange and delightful Christmas traditions happening...

Tips and tricks for an eco-friendly holiday season
Brown paper packages decorated with pinecones, pine needles and ornaments.

Newsworthy

Tips and tricks for an eco-friendly holiday season

Decorations, gifts, wrapping, potlucks, travel. The holidays can be great fun, but showing up for holiday fun with bells on while also keeping a...

You’d Better Watch Out: Holiday Horrors and Truly Terrifying Traditions from Around the Globe
You’d Better Watch Out: Holiday Horrors and Truly Terrifying Traditions from Around the Globe .

Culture

You’d Better Watch Out: Holiday Horrors and Truly Terrifying Traditions from Around the Globe

In the United States, children who look forward to Christmas presents under the tree in December have to be good all year long, or else they’ll...

How It's Made: Alpaca Yarn & Knits
Knitted hat

Animals

How It's Made: Alpaca Yarn & Knits

Heifer project participants in Apahua, Ecuador are mastering all of these necessary steps to turn their camelid herds into sustainable profit.

Indigenous Alpacas in Ecuador, Hard News from Haiti, Icelandic Christmas Witches and More Stories That Will Amaze You
Indigenous Alpacas in Ecuador, Hard News from Haiti, Icelandic Christmas Witches and More Stories That Will Amaze You.

Newsworthy

Indigenous Alpacas in Ecuador, Hard News from Haiti, Icelandic Christmas Witches and More Stories That Will Amaze You

Read about indigenous alpacas in Ecuador, get an on-the-ground update from #Haiti and learn about a particularly chilling holiday tradition in our...

How to Make your Holiday Medieval and Bright with Pomanders
How to make your holiday medieval and bright with pomanders

Culture

How to Make your Holiday Medieval and Bright with Pomanders

Now we know that pomander balls aren’t much good against the plague, but they’re still fun and easy to put together. Plus, they make cheerful...