Heifer International Blog

Kamala Makes a Living With Mulberry
A Nepali woman holds a bunch of fodder leaves in her fodder field.

Food & Water

Kamala Makes a Living With Mulberry

Nourished families depend on nourished farms. In southwestern Nepal, one woman’s mulberry fodder business is keeping livestock healthy and...

Friends of Heifer Make a Lasting Difference
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Equality

Friends of Heifer Make a Lasting Difference

Madge Brown has been a Heifer supporter since 1977, and a Friend of Heifer for 14 years. When she traveled on an early Heifer donor trip to Africa,...

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Culture

Testing White Space

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Climate

Heifer India Receives COVID Crusaders Award For Work During Pandemic
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Heifer India Receives COVID Crusaders Award For Work During Pandemic

Heifer President and CEO, Pierre Ferrari, accepted the award from the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce in a virtual ceremony on Friday, September...

Bangladesh Farmers Transform Local Markets
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Food & Water

Bangladesh Farmers Transform Local Markets

With Heifer's support, the Akota Women's Cooperative built and began operating an aggregation center — a marketplace for bulk goods, where...

What is Moringa?
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Newsworthy

What is Moringa?

Around the world, Heifer helps farmers use local resources to protect their livelihoods while caring for the environment. Moringa, also known as...

The Cost of Bird Flu for Smallholder Farmers
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Newsworthy

The Cost of Bird Flu for Smallholder Farmers

For smallholder farmers, backyard poultry are a sustainable pathway out of poverty. As bird flu outbreaks continue worldwide, farmers supported by...

Food, Dignity and Hope: Campesinos on their Relationship with the Earth
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Culture

Food, Dignity and Hope: Campesinos on their Relationship with the Earth

Campesino identity is rooted in a deep connection to food, farming and the natural world. In their own words, two campesinos describe this sacred...

A Seat at the Table: Overcoming Caste in India
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Newsworthy

A Seat at the Table: Overcoming Caste in India

Kunti Devi has spent much of her life defined by others solely by her caste. Supported by Heifer, Kunti is now rising above prejudice, shedding the...

It’s National Volunteer Week! And We’re Celebrating.
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Newsworthy

It’s National Volunteer Week! And We’re Celebrating.

In honor of National Volunteer Week we’re highlighting a special 16-year-old changemaker and a long history of volunteers who have served...

What is a Smallholder Farmer?
A woman inspects a goat in a field in India.

Food & Water

What is a Smallholder Farmer?

Heifer believes ending poverty and hunger begins with agriculture, and smallholder farmers are at the heart of this effort. But what exactly is a...