Ending poverty begins with agriculture
Our expert staff work with farmers as they integrate climate-smart agricultural practices on their farms to increase resilience and crop production.
Living Incomes from the Ground Up
We believe that women-led smallholder farming is the future of our economy and our relationship with the earth.
At Heifer International, we invest in individuals and communities around the world, teaching effective tools of the trade and the tools of trade itself. We know how to produce goods that are difficult to harvest or in short supply, while simultaneously bringing people to a living income.
Stewards of the land
We promote agroecology and work with farmers to protect local ecosystems and biodiversity, deploy soil and water conservation techniques, and reduce carbon footprints.
Our expert staff work with farmers as they integrate climate-smart agricultural practices on their farms to increase resilience and crop production. We support biogas plants that provide clean energy to local households, and irrigation projects that use water more efficiently.
See how farmers are increasing incomes while protecting the environment
Blue Flames Project - Senegal
Historically, getting fuel to cook with in Senegal has been difficult and harsh on the environment.
Leveraging Success, Honduras
Heifer provides training and technical support for farmers to boost yields of quality, reliable products for high-value markets.
Dairy Network in the Andes – Ecuador
Through coordination and financial services, farmers are able to enter formal markets and meet bigger orders.