Women & Girls

The Second Time Around: Impact of Livestock in Ghana
The Second Time Around: Impact of Livestock in Ghana

Women & Girls

The Second Time Around: Impact of Livestock in Ghana

Lewaa Sansan applied the knowledge she acquired from Women's Empowerment training sessions to raise livestock and improve her family's lives.

Self-Help Group Brings Success in Belha Village
Self-Help Group Brings Success in Belha Village

Women & Girls

Self-Help Group Brings Success in Belha Village

Renu Devi's life turned around when she joined Kasturba Mahila Mandal, a Self-Help Group supported by Heifer.

Brighter Than the Desert Sun
Brighter Than the Desert Sun

Women & Girls

Brighter Than the Desert Sun

One woman in the Piura region of Peru has transformed from a quiet, reluctant member of the community into one who is leading the charge for...

Lessons to Live By
Lessons to Live By

Women & Girls

Lessons to Live By

Nanay Neneng has worked as a health worker in her community for 45 years. Her hard work has helped to transform and inspire the lives around her in...

A Step to Reach a Dream
A Step to Reach a Dream

Women & Girls

A Step to Reach a Dream

Soas Meilas works to improve her own life and the lives of her family members through Heifer and the Rural Children Saving Association.

Creating a Bountiful Life from Barren Land
Creating a Bountiful Life from Barren Land

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Creating a Bountiful Life from Barren Land

Leónidas Colque, 62, lives with his family in Bolivia’s Pairumani community. Thanks to Heifer Bolivia, Leónidas’ neighbors revere him as an...

Heifer Trains Staff to Prepare Project Communities for Disasters
Heifer Trains Staff to Prepare Project Communities for Disasters

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Heifer Trains Staff to Prepare Project Communities for Disasters

Heifer International trains staff to help project communities prepare against and recover quickly from natural disasters.

Heifer is Empowering Roma Farmers with Dairy Cattle
Heifer is Empowering Roma Farmers with Dairy Cattle

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Heifer is Empowering Roma Farmers with Dairy Cattle

On May 15, 2014, 25 Irish Friesian heifers made their way to a small community in Dumitrita, Romania. More than 120 families in this area will...

Alpacas Help Conserve the Environment in Ecuador
Alpacas Help Conserve the Environment in Ecuador

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Alpacas Help Conserve the Environment in Ecuador

The páramo is an ecosystem in South America. The páramo environment protects water sources for a large part of the rural and urban population....

Changing the Landscape of Haiti
Changing the Landscape of Haiti

Women & Girls

Changing the Landscape of Haiti

Climate change is the one true unifier of this planet—the problem belongs to us all. But for developing countries, especially those who depend so...