Set Hach is not an ordinary chick producer. Rather, she’s a leader in her community, an entrepreneur and a businesswoman with big dreams.
Since receiving support and training from Heifer International, Set is raising healthier chickens, she has become a cooperative leader, and she is able to provide her family with a much-needed boost in nutrition.
Read inspiring stories of rural women feeding their communities and providing for their families.
Every day, women farmers make invaluable contributions to agriculture — and with support to overcome the unique challenges they face, they are catalysts for social and economic change.Read More About Why are Women Important in Farming?
While nearly 70% of women in Rwanda are engaged in agriculture, there are many barriers in the way of reaching their full potential. But those in the country’s Kayonza district are forging change, together.Read More About More Women, More Power: A Farmers' Group Lights a New Path in Rwanda
With support from Heifer International, Tor Pon Louk has transformed from a struggling farmer into a successful business owner and leader for her community in Cambodia.Read More About An Ambitious Mother Feeds Her Family, Fulfills New Dreams
When Robina was suddenly faced with pregnancy and forced to drop out of school, the foundation she built through a Heifer-supported women’s group provided a path forward.Read More About Seeds of Resilience: A Young Mother Builds a Better Life
With support from her cooperative in rural Nepal, dairy farmer Goma Devi Timalsina is proving ambitious goals aren’t restricted by gender.Read More About Goma's Journey from Farm to Office
Where bias holds them back from income, independence and opportunity, women like Chhoti Kumari are banding together and blazing a new trail.Read More About Fighting Prejudice: Rural Indian Women Unite
Through training and collective business, buffalo farmer Rilli Maya Rai is at the helm of a thriving farm ecosystem in Nepal, building a future ripe with opportunity.Read More About How Rilli Grew Her Herd
Starting with just a few chickens, Joyce went on to become an entrepreneur and changed the trajectory of her family’s life.Read More About Joyce's Journey: How One Farmer Started Small to Achieve Big
Betty Chisamu received training and support from Heifer Zambia in the form of high-quality seeds and a new bicycle. With her newfound knowledge, she’s transforming the lives of her family and community.Read More About Seeds of Success: A Zambian Mother Lifts Up Her Community
If women farmers had the same resources and opportunities as men, an estimated 150 million people would be lifted out of hunger and poverty. Heifer works to empower women farmers by:
Heifer works to empower women farmers by:
Your corporation can give women farmers the training and resources needed to grow flourishing farms, ensuring a future where we all have healthy, nutritious food on the table.