For many Cambodian women, schooling was either a luxury denied to them or taken away by the reign of the Khmer Rouge. Heifer's literacy classes are now helping women improve their families' income, health and nutrition.
With its fledgling democracy and tenuous support of women's rights, Egypt has commanded the Western world's attention since the Arab Spring riots shook the predominantly Muslim country in January 2011.
The East Africa Dairy Development project is helping 1 million people pull themselves out of poverty in Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda. These dairy farmers are finding that when they do well, their entire communities do well, too.