Stalled by COVID-19, a Women’s Cooperative Turns to Social Media to Build a Booming Agribusiness
 A bicycle courier delivers mango orders harvested and packaged by the Akota Women's Cooperative.

Women & Girls

Stalled by COVID-19, a Women’s Cooperative Turns to Social Media to Build a Booming Agribusiness

With COVID-19 cases rising and the market closed, members of the Akota Women’s Cooperative faced the risk of a huge loss without a market to sell...

Biogas in Bihar, India: Harnessing the Power of Poop
An Indian woman in orange dress mixes a large pot of animal dung and water in her yard.

Environment

Biogas in Bihar, India: Harnessing the Power of Poop

In India’s Bihar state, the process of drying animal dung for fuel is common — but harmful. Thanks to Heifer India installing a biogas unit in...

This World Youth Skills Day, We Celebrate a Young Ugandan Farmer
A Ugandan man wearing a face mask and carrying a bag of his tomatoes stares at the camera.

Newsworthy

This World Youth Skills Day, We Celebrate a Young Ugandan Farmer

With support from Heifer’s East Africa Youth Inclusion Project, 25-year-old Mpiima Muhammed went from school dropout to a successful...

State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 Report Recognizes Impact of Heifer Ecuador
A woman in personal protective equipment exchanges money with another woman wearing a mask. A basket of fresh produce lies at their feet.

Food

State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 Report Recognizes Impact of Heifer Ecuador

The goal of the Future of Food program was always to improve the lives and livelihoods of small-scale farming families in Ecuador. Now, it has...

Sales Subsidy Success Holds Promise for Nepali Farmers
A woman, her young son and her husband walk their three goats through a field in Nepal.

Animals

Sales Subsidy Success Holds Promise for Nepali Farmers

A new subsidy program facilitated by Heifer Nepal is tackling the issues that stifle growth for small-scale farmers. The solution? Local...

Rising Up to Meet the Challenge
A Guatemalan woman with a bright orange vest stands holding a shovel in a forest, working with a team to reduce forest fire risk.

Environment

Rising Up to Meet the Challenge

Five years ago, the women of San Antonio las Cuevas in Guatemala stepped forward to prepare their community for natural disasters. And when two...

Farm to Table: Ecuador Market Moves Online
An Ecuadorian farmer, wearing a mask, carries his produce in a box on his shoulders.

Food

Farm to Table: Ecuador Market Moves Online

La Cosecha del Día, or “Daily Harvest,” connects customers to produce grown by 400 small-scale farmers in Ecuador. The virtual marketplace...

Harvesting the Fruits of Black Labor
A Black woman farmer, wearing a green apron, inspects her freshly-harvested vegetables.

Food

Harvesting the Fruits of Black Labor

This Juneteenth, we recognize that the contributions Black people have made to America's food and farming system span centuries. Supporting Black...