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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.

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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...

6 Ways Heifer India Promotes Biosecurity
A ladle pours an orange disinfectant liquid into a pair of hands.

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6 Ways Heifer India Promotes Biosecurity

Amid a national medicine shortage, Heifer India farmers are turning to local, low-cost alternatives to keep themselves and their flocks disease-free.

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...

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...

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...

Soil Health is Key Component of Healthy Food System Says Jeff Tkach of Rodale Institute
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Soil Health is Key Component of Healthy Food System Says Jeff Tkach of Rodale Institute

A side-by-side comparison of soil that has been used in standard agriculture (left) and soil that has been organically farmed (right). Courtesy of...

Cypress Valley Upholds High Ethical Standards Despite Pandemic in the U.S.
Cypress Valley in Arkansas, is shining a light on how to process meat safely and humanely. Image Phillip Davis/Heifer International

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Cypress Valley Upholds High Ethical Standards Despite Pandemic in the U.S.

While large-scale meat plants struggle to control outbreaks and continue to feed the country, that has not been the case for Cyprus Valley, which...

Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain
Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain .

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Going Remote: Kenyan Mobile Technology Solutions Improve the Dairy Value Chain

Heifer Kenya is partnering with mobile tech companies to ensure that even the most isolated farmers and dairy cooperatives have access to the...

Nepalese Farming Couple Support Each Other Through Civil War, Pandemic
Nepalese Farming Couple Support Each Other Through Civil War, Pandemic.

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Nepalese Farming Couple Support Each Other Through Civil War, Pandemic

To say Nepalese farmers Ganga Gharti and Rudra Pun know what it’s like to stick together through adversity would be an understatement.