Building sustainable businesses
We partner with communities and other organizations to support local farmers to build and grow sustainable businesses so they can earn a living income.
Browse our flagship projects
Women’s Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Project, Guatemala
By identifying local market demand and providing support and training, Heifer International and partners are paving the way for women to earn living incomes.
Rural Entrepreneurs for Agricultural Cooperation in Haiti (REACH) Project
Helping Haitians recover following the aftermath of a natural disaster through sustainable farming practices, animal husbandry and improved production practices.
NIKA Milk Project
Supporting farming families in Nicaragua’s ‘Milky Way,’ to increase production and diversify their product offerings.
Leveraging Success, Honduras
Heifer provides training and technical support for farmers to boost yields of quality, reliable products for high-value markets.
INCOME Project, Cambodia
Through specialized production techniques, cooperatives and connections to local markets, Cambodian families earn living incomes.
An efficient, productive poultry farm can change everything for farmers, their families, and their communities.
Empowering Women Farmers in Nepal
Heifer works with farmer cooperatives to improve financial management and link them to distribution markets
Dairy Network in the Andes – Ecuador
Through coordination and financial services, farmers are able to enter formal markets and meet bigger orders.
Bihar Socio-Economic Development Project, India
In one of India’s poorest states, Heifer empowers women farmers to provide food for their families, improve the local environment and increase business opportunities for their communities.
Grass Roots Farmers’ Cooperative
Farmers operating on their own typically face many costly challenges that keep their earnings down.
Blue Flames Project - Senegal
Historically, getting fuel to cook with in Senegal has been difficult and harsh on the environment.
East Africa Youth Inclusion Project
The majority of Uganda and Tanzania’s populations are youth, who grow up in poverty.
East Africa Dairy Development Project
Dairy farmers in East Africa face many barriers to entering the formal economy.
Rural Entrepreneurs Project, Mexico
In this partnership with the Walmart Foundation, Heifer empowers women farmers across Mexico through training, finance and providing connections to formal markets where they can sell their products.