Stories from the Field
Heifer does amazing work throughout the world. Read stories of empowerment and transformation.
See Heifer's "Schools Without Walls" in Guatemala where families can learn through observation and experimentation in their own fields. This allows them to become experts on their own farms.
Following the earthquake in 2010, there has been great focus on and interest in Haitiâ??s recovery. Heifer Internationalâ??s programming in Haiti is reaching thousands of families through our Rural Entrepreneurs for Agricultural Cooperation in Haiti (REACH) program. President and CEO Pierre Ferrari shares about his visit with womenâ??s groups...
One year after Heifer Guatemala implemented the Strengthening the Beekeeping Value Chain project, 16 families in Nilla village increased their initial number of hives by 30 percent and have begun Passing on the GiftÂ® in their community.
Heifer Philippines held an on-the-job training for dairy goat production and management August 9-16, 2013 at St. Elmo's Farm. Participants were grateful for the training and promised to pass on the knowledge to their communities.
Thach Thi Ut Luong shows energy, motivation and passion empowering and educating women in her community. Currently, she manages 410 women participating in Heifer Vietnam projects and hopes to impact more families in the future.
On August 3, 2013, Heifer China and Wharf China organized a farmers market to help project participants sell organic products and develop marketing strategies. Now, more urban residents can purchase fresh products directly from farmers.
The Milk for Money partnership project between Heifer Armenia and the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development has helped improve the lives of 63 families. The Sevoyan family is grateful for the gift of a pregnant heifer and its abundant supply of nutritious milk.
Demetrio Apinan and his wife returned to their hometown in the Philippines in hopes of escaping their impoverished city life. Relatives helped the couple, but Demetrio still struggled to feed his family. Soon, the Apinan family will receive a dairy cow from Heifer Philippines, which will increase their income...
Story by Diana Odar and Monica Dykas | Volunteers | Heifer PeruPhotos by Diana Odar | Volunteer | Heifer Peru Carlos Josué Ayala Martinez is 49 years old, single and lives with his family in Pueblo Nuevo de