Accelerating the path to living incomes
Nutritious food. Shelter. Clean water. A decent education. Access to health care. And a safe and secure environment.
We work with farmers and their communities to identify opportunities within value chains that deliver living incomes.Learn More About Economic Development
We believe women-led, small-scale farming is the future of our economy and our relationship with the Earth.Learn More About Environmental Sustainability
Food Security and Nutrition
With increased productivity of livestock and crops, farmers provide for their families and improve the health of their communities.Learn More About Food Security and Nutrition
Risk Mitigation and Resilience
We help people forge the first connections so that they can shift from subsistence to sustainability – from reliance on others to resilience.Learn More About Risk Mitigation and Resilience
Women’s Empowerment and Social Capital
Investing in women is key to ending hunger and poverty. And it’s at the very center of our community development approach.Learn More About Women's Empowerment and Social Capital
Explore our projects
East Africa Dairy Development Project
Dairy farmers in East Africa face many barriers to entering the formal economy.
An efficient, productive poultry farm can change everything for farmers, their families, and their communities.
East Africa Youth Inclusion Project
The majority of Uganda and Tanzania’s populations are youth, who grow up in poverty.
Grass Roots Farmers’ Cooperative
Farmers operating on their own typically face many costly challenges that keep their earnings down.
Bihar Socio-Economic Development Project, India
In one of India’s poorest states, Heifer empowers women farmers to provide food for their families, improve the local environment and increase business opportunities for their communities.
Blue Flames Project - Senegal
Historically, getting fuel to cook with in Senegal has been difficult and harsh on the environment.
Dairy Network in the Andes – Ecuador
Through coordination and financial services, farmers are able to enter formal markets and meet bigger orders.
Empowering Women Farmers in Nepal
Heifer works with farmer cooperatives to improve financial management and link them to distribution markets
INCOME Project, Cambodia
Through specialized production techniques, cooperatives and connections to local markets, Cambodian families earn living incomes.
Lenca II Project, Honduras
Lempira, located in western Honduras, is the country’s poorest department.
Leveraging Success, Honduras
Heifer provides training and technical support for farmers to boost yields of quality, reliable products for high-value markets.
NIKA Milk Project
Supporting farming families in Nicaragua’s ‘Milky Way,’ to increase production and diversify their product offerings.
Rural Entrepreneurs Project, Mexico
In this partnership with the Walmart Foundation, Heifer empowers women farmers across Mexico through training, finance and providing connections to formal markets where they can sell their products.
Women’s Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Project, Guatemala
By identifying local market demand and providing support and training, Heifer International and partners are paving the way for women to earn living incomes.