Heifer does amazing work throughout the world. Read stories of empowerment and transformation.
Since 2013, Heifer International Guatemala has been connecting cooperatives of cardamom farmers to domestic and international buyers, cutting out the middlemen.
To help farmers who are far away from veterinarians, Heifer Nepal trains people like Rita Bhujel to provide basic veterinary services like vaccinations, examinations and medicine.
During natural disasters, Heifer works alongside relief organizations to provide support and help our farmers recover. Once immediate needs for survival are met, Heifer helps affected families rebuild.
Project participants, Heifer employees, donors and people just getting to know Heifer all have at least one pressing question in common: How do we know the Heifer model really works?
Heifer Cambodia launched the Improving Income and Nutrition Through Community Empowerment (INCOME) project in early 2013, and its success was immediate, with some farmers seeing a jump from $1 a day in income to $10-$15 a day.
Heifer Haiti, through our REACH project, has been working to build climate change resilience among farmers through reforestation, training on wood energy alternatives, new crop varieties and livestock management practices, and more.
For Zimbabwe’s smallholder farmers, increasing their ability to grow their own foods and expand their own markets means they become less dependent on imported food and increasingly food secure, Heifer’s ultimate goal for the country.