our Projects

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.

Woman farmer harvesting crops from a Heifer flagship project

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Learn more about Women's Empowerment and Entrepreneurship project, Guatemala.

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.

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Women's Empowerment and Entrepreneurship project, Guatemala
Learn more about Rural Entrepreneurs for Agricultural Cooperation in Haiti (REACH) Project.

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.

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REACH Project Haiti
Learn more about NIKA Milk Project.

NIKA Milk Project

Supporting farming families in Nicaragua’s ‘Milky Way,’ to increase production and diversify their product offerings.

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NIKA Milk project
Learn more about Leveraging Success, Honduras .

Leveraging Success, Honduras

Heifer provides training and technical support for farmers to boost yields of quality, reliable products for high-value markets.

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Mother and Child speaking together.
Learn more about INCOME Project, Cambodia.

INCOME Project, Cambodia

Through specialized production techniques, cooperatives and connections to local markets, Cambodian families earn living incomes.

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INCOME project, Cambodia
Learn more about Hatching Hope.

Hatching Hope

An efficient, productive poultry farm can change everything for farmers, their families, and their communities.

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Hatching Hope chicks
Learn more about Empowering Women Farmers in Nepal.

Empowering Women Farmers in Nepal

Heifer works with farmer cooperatives to improve financial management and link them to distribution markets

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Women goat farmer, Nepal
Learn more about Dairy Network in the Andes – Ecuador.

Dairy Network in the Andes – Ecuador

Through coordination and financial services, farmers are able to enter formal markets and meet bigger orders.

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Farmer feeding his cow.
Learn more about Lenca II Project, Honduras .

Lenca II Project, Honduras

Lempira, located in western Honduras, is the country’s poorest department.

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Lenca II, Honduras
Learn more about Bihar Socio-economic Development Project, India.

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.

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Female goat farmers participating in Bihar Socio-economic Development Project, India.
Learn more about Grass Roots Farmers' Cooperative.

Grass Roots Farmers’ Cooperative

Farmers operating on their own typically face many costly challenges that keep their earnings down.

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Two young farmers squat down in a brushy area behind pigs in the mud.
Learn more about Blue Flames Project - Senegal.

Blue Flames Project - Senegal

Historically, getting fuel to cook with in Senegal has been difficult and harsh on the environment.

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A woman in colorful clothing stirs a pot.
Learn more about East Africa Youth Inclusion Project.

East Africa Youth Inclusion Project

The majority of Uganda and Tanzania’s populations are youth, who grow up in poverty.

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East Africa Youth Inclusion project members calculate earnings
Learn more about East Africa Dairy Development Project.

East Africa Dairy Development Project

Dairy farmers in East Africa face many barriers to entering the formal economy.

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East Africa Dairy Development Project Heifer International
Learn more about Rural Entrepreneurs Project, Mexico.

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.

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Rural entrepreneurs in Mexico