Kids and Animals

Kids and Animals

All around the world, participation in Heifer projects is a family affair. Children help keep animals clean and fed, and they often provide the...

At home in Tanzania

At home in Tanzania

Photos by Dave Anderson As you can see, the camels are generally mild-mannered and easy to please. They are fitting in well in their new home amid...

Makeshift Haitian Shelters

Makeshift Haitian Shelters

Over at Slate.com, there's a startling slideshow of shelters pieced together by those displaced by the January earthquake in Haiti."... The tarps...

Peanuts or ground nuts?

Peanuts or ground nuts?

Be careful when you ask Dr. Alson Lyimo, program manager of the northeast zone of Tanzania, if he'd like some peanuts. "Peanuts?" he asked me,...

How sweet it is

How sweet it is

Photo by Dave Anderson A Maasai child enjoys the very last drops of sweet camel milk, one of the many benefits of a Heifer camel project that so...

Name that mountain

Name that mountain

Heifer Tanzania Country Director Peter Mwakabwale has been graciously escorting photographer Dave and I around, pointing out scenic and cultural...

Women and Politics in India

Women and Politics in India

There's an interesting piece over on The Morning News about politics and gender in India. If you've enjoyed Annie's posts from the field, you...

China's Earthquake: Today and Two Years Ago

China's Earthquake: Today and Two Years Ago

Heifer International has learned that no projects or participant families were injured or affected by the magnitude 6.9 earthquake that struck a...