STORIES TAGGED: COMMUNITY
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Thanks to the eggs from their ducks, Ulysses and his family have a reliable source of nutrition and income.
In May 2013, I was travelling to Cambodia with the Heifer team working on training their Community Animal Health Workers. Click the title of this story to read more...
In November 2012, the Chemrouen Cheat Khmer (CCK) organization and Heifer Cambodia started the "Improving Income and Nutrition through Community Empowerment” (INCOME) project in our village. Our family decided to join the self-help group in late 2012 and things began to change.
Two years ago, Heifer International’s partner, IDEAS, was promoting a livelihoods project in a community in Peru. The project, Building Sustainable Livelihoods in Piura's Dry Forest Community, was an opportunity that 42-year-old Maria Esmelda decided she couldn’t pass up, so she signed up. Esmelda recounts her experience as a participant...
My family and I are grateful to Heifer and Chetthor for their good deed. I never forget to thank them. I look after these precious gifts very well with my husband and my children.
Their success is an inspiration not just to me, but to groups like them all over the world who see that whatever they can imagine they can make real with their own hands.
The rural poor suffer greatly from disasters of all kinds every year.
The Heifer Armenia team was extremely pleased to witness the arrival of the second rounds of agricultural equipment to be placed in farmer cooperatives in the framework of the Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness (CARMAC) project
The excitement on January 20 in Vanadzor, Armenia, was overwhelming as three new tractors were officially handed over to cooperatives of small farm owners in three rural communities.
In the world today, no one can deny the importance of education. Yet many women in the remote mountainous areas of Northern Thailand rarely have the opportunity to be educated. Heifer International Thailand believes that providing basic education to women will broaden their world view and enhance their confidence.
According to the WiLD (Women in Livestock Development) site on Heifer’s Intranet Platform, a WiLD woman is a woman who is “making a difference in their lives and the lives of the families and communities where Heifer works.”
Students from Purdue University, Banat Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine University (Romania) 2010
Dr. Mark Russell, along with other faculty from Purdue’s Agronomy Department, co-led a class called “Exploring International Animal Industries” on a visit to Romania.
Passing on the Gift: Magic
Geography 101 is not one of those college courses that immediately grabs one’s attention. For most, it is simply another three hours closer to a degree, a bridge to cross along the way to a recognition of higher learning. Few would expect their life to be changed in a 1 year geography survey class, right? And often the teaching of those classes is the begrudging grunt-work of professors who would rather be working on a soon-to-be published article or research grant, correct? Not necessarily.