Projects & Families
Projects & Families

Young Poultry Farmer has Big Dreams


My name is Zhenya. I am from the Kirants community of Armenia. I am 14. I attend the Heifer youth club in our village. In 2012, I developed a business plan that was approved by Heifer Armenia, and I received a small youth grant to realize my business plan. Heifer gave me 40,000 Armenian drams (about $100) as a youth business start-up.

Projects & Families

Progress in Piura, Peru


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...

Projects & Families

World's Tiniest Heifer Project


In Chiponde Village, in the brushy savannah of western Malawi, 38-year old Nashoni Zimba is celebrating the success of a local Heifer project in his own small way.