Projects & Families

Elementary School's Voracious Readers Raise CHF 6350 to Buy Livestock for Impoverished Families

For the fourth consecutive year, students in the TASIS Elementary School have teamed with Heifer International to donate livestock to struggling families all over the the world. Students have once again participated in the nonprofit organization’s incentive program Read to Feed, which calls upon them to find sponsors for any time they spend reading. This year’s classes combined to raise CHF 6350, a new TASIS record... Please click the link below to read more!

Projects & Families

My Year of Blessings

The project members were like my second family and every time I was with them I enjoyed it to the fullest.They never made me feel like an outsider, even though sometimes there was a language barrier. I learned a lot about the Zulu culture from them, like the type of food they eat at home and their way of doing things. I got to love and respect it. Manje se ngi khuluma isiZulu kahle (Now I can speak Zulu very well), all thanks to the project members.

Projects & Families

International Women’s Day: Be Part of the Solution

Empowering women is at the core of Heifer International’s model for sustainable development. In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, this week we are sharing stories of the women with whom Heifer works, who take the gifts of livestock and education to produce extraordinary results for themselves, their families and their communities.

Projects & Families

Cooperatives in Ukraine: A Step Toward Sustainability


The global financial and economic crisis has also demonstrated the resilience of alternative financial institutions such as cooperative.

Projects & Families

International Day of the Girl Child: Little Soldier Girl


October 11th is the United Nations International Day of the Girl Child, a time to recognize the challenges girls in many developing countries face and to find ways to help them reach their potential.