Women & Girls

Success 15 Years in the Making
Success 15 Years in the Making

Women & Girls

Success 15 Years in the Making

Village life in rural Haiti is difficult. In 1998, 25 women in Grand'Anse formed an organization, Fanm Lakay, to improve their livelihoods, yet...

Profile of a CAVE woman
Profile of a CAVE woman

Women & Girls

Profile of a CAVE woman

In Nepal, Heifer is training women in improved animal management and other techniques that allow them to build businesses as community agro-vet...

A Future To Smile About
A Future To Smile About

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A Future To Smile About

Heifer teams up with Operation Smile to give a 5-year-old in Plan del Barrio, Honduras, a future to smile about.

Taking the Lead: A Woman from Leon
Taking the Lead: A Woman from Leon

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Taking the Lead: A Woman from Leon

Pamela Nyaga, Heifer's communication officer in Haiti, reflects on a recent trip she took to visit women who are coming together to make life better.

The Blueprints for Transformation
The Blueprints for Transformation

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The Blueprints for Transformation

The Strengthening Smallholder Enterprises Project in Paroha Village Development Committee Rupandehi, began in March 2012 in the small village of...

Rising Again after Haiyan
Rising Again after Haiyan

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Rising Again after Haiyan

An update on the Talle family from the Philippines who lost everything to typhoon Haiyan in November 2013.

An Unexpected Role Reversal
An Unexpected Role Reversal

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An Unexpected Role Reversal

Prior to the roll out of the Project for the Enhancement of Livelihoods in Northern Brong Ahafo (PENLILOBA), gender inequalities were so entrenched...

An Impossible Life Made Possible
An Impossible Life Made Possible

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An Impossible Life Made Possible

As Heifer's Vice President of Africa Programs considered the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, “Inspiring Change,” it...

Giving African Women Hope
Giving African Women Hope

Women & Girls

Giving African Women Hope

To close out the Power of WE series for October, we are featuring thoughts from one of our own: Petronella Halwiindi, the country director from...

Community Agro-Vet Entrepreneur Shines in Nepal
Community Agro-Vet Entrepreneur Shines in Nepal

Women & Girls

Community Agro-Vet Entrepreneur Shines in Nepal

Radha Amatya, 28, is setting the bar high for women entrepreneurs in Nepal. From choosing a husband to choosing a career, this woman has always...