About Heifer International

Heifer’s mission is to work with communities to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. For 71 years, we have provided livestock and environmentally sound agricultural training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. We currently work in 30 countries, including the U.S., to help communities become self-reliant. Passing on the Gift is our core principal, and for each livestock gift, families give the offspring to another in need.

Most Recent Stories
  1. Article: Sweet talking to stingless bees in the Yucatan
    Environment

    Sweet talking to stingless bees in the Yucatan

    Dec. 23, 2015 |Heifer International

    A project in the Yucatan revives stingless beekeeping to yield prized medicines and cultural memory Read more

  2. Article: Building bathrooms in Cambodia
    Water & Sanitation

    Building bathrooms in Cambodia

    Dec. 2, 2015 |Heifer International

    Clean water and toilets changed lives for one family in Cambodia.. Read more

  3. Article: Bathrooms: a necessity denied to too many
    Water & Sanitation

    Bathrooms: a necessity denied to too many

    Nov. 4, 2015 |Heifer International

    Ever wonder what it looks like to build a toilet? Read more

  4. Article: Global tastes and empty stomachs
    Food & Hunger

    Global tastes and empty stomachs

    April 16, 2015 |Heifer International

    It’s time to think locally and act globally. Read more

  5. Video: Defending the Mangroves
    Food & Hunger

    Defending the Mangroves

    April 13, 2015 |Heifer International

    Harvesting shellfish in the mangroves once provided plenty of food and a good income. Read more

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