Stronger Together: Mexican Women Form Poultry Cooperative, Lower Collective Costs
Four smiling women and one man stand side by side around a table, on which sits a crate of chicken eggs.

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Stronger Together: Mexican Women Form Poultry Cooperative, Lower Collective Costs

In Oaxaca, Mexico, five tenacious poultry farming women realized they could increase sales and decrease costs if they banded together. So, with...

Food Security Despite the Pandemic: The Benefits of a Kitchen Garden in Odisha, India
An Indian family – mother, father, baby and toddler – sit on the group and smile for the camera. They hold baskets of eggplants harvested from their own kitchen garden.

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Food Security Despite the Pandemic: The Benefits of a Kitchen Garden in Odisha, India

In Odisha, India, Budhini Hansda and her husband tend to a kitchen garden – a source of nutritious food and much-needed income. And as...

Gender-Based Violence Survivor Launches Thriving Poultry Business in Kenya
A Kenyan man and woman stand next to each other, each holding and inspecting a chicken.

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Gender-Based Violence Survivor Launches Thriving Poultry Business in Kenya

After 17 years of domestic abuse, Lilian Ocholla is now committed to building a better future for herself and her children. With the support of...

Living Her Dream: Soap Business Success Financially Empowers Woman in Rural Ghana
Living Her Dream: Soap Business Success Financially Empowers Woman in Rural Ghana.

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Living Her Dream: Soap Business Success Financially Empowers Woman in Rural Ghana

For most women in rural Ghana, financial empowerment remains an elusive reality. This was certainly the case for Rose Yeboah, until she joined the...

Community Chicken Vaccinator Earns Income, Hatches Hope in India
A small, brown chicken is held gently between two hands.

Women & Girls

Community Chicken Vaccinator Earns Income, Hatches Hope in India

A community vaccinator is an essential animal healthcare worker who provides low-cost chicken vaccines and deworming treatments to poultry farmers....

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.

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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...

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.

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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...

The Women of Bihani Dairy in Nepal Give Back to Community, Adapt to Pandemic Changes
Six nepali women stand in front of a deep green building. They are wearing traditional garments that are vibrantly colored and are smiling at the camera. Between them they hold a large, metal milk can.

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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,...