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Guatemalan Spice Farmers Forge Path to Fair Pay
A close up shot of freshly-picked green cardamom seeds.

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Guatemalan Spice Farmers Forge Path to Fair Pay

While companies, traders and intermediaries extract profit from cardamom, producers struggle to get by. Heifer Guatemala's Green Business Belt...

Announcing the Champions of the Inaugural AYuTe Africa Challenge
Three Ugandan youths pose side by side in a field of corn.

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Announcing the Champions of the Inaugural AYuTe Africa Challenge

Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu and Jehiel Oliver won Heifer International's AYuTe Africa Challenge, an annual competition that awards cash grants to young...

Aftershocks in Haiti: Recovery Underway Despite Cracks in the System
Two Heifer employees distribute orange tarps to Haitian residents from the back of a truck.

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Aftershocks in Haiti: Recovery Underway Despite Cracks in the System

As strong aftershocks from the Haiti earthquake continue, Heifer has sourced and begun distributing 1,600 tarps to those hardest hit.

Wheeling Through the Pandemic: 5 Ways Access to Transport Helps Heifer Farmers
Member of the La Changa Collective peddling through the city of Quito to deliver fresh farm produce to customers' doorstep.

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Wheeling Through the Pandemic: 5 Ways Access to Transport Helps Heifer Farmers

The COVID-19 lockdowns have brought supply chains to a virtual standstill across the globe, threatening food production and distribution systems....

The Earthquake in Haiti: Intense Devastation, Compounding Fragility Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
A building in Haiti reduced to rubble from the recent 7.2-magnitude earthquake.

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The Earthquake in Haiti: Intense Devastation, Compounding Fragility Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

The 7.2-magnitude earthquake on August 14th has left the people of Haiti’s southwestern region, which was hardest hit by the quake, grieving.

This World Youth Skills Day, We Celebrate a Young Ugandan Farmer
A Ugandan man wearing a face mask and carrying a bag of his tomatoes stares at the camera.

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This World Youth Skills Day, We Celebrate a Young Ugandan Farmer

With support from Heifer’s East Africa Youth Inclusion Project, 25-year-old Mpiima Muhammed went from school dropout to a successful...

6 Ways Heifer India Promotes Biosecurity
A ladle pours an orange disinfectant liquid into a pair of hands.

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6 Ways Heifer India Promotes Biosecurity

Amid a national medicine shortage, Heifer India farmers are turning to local, low-cost alternatives to keep themselves and their flocks disease-free.

Stronger Together: Mexican Women Form Poultry Cooperative, Lower Collective Costs
Four smiling women and one man stand side by side around a table, on which sits a crate of chicken eggs.

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Stronger Together: Mexican Women Form Poultry Cooperative, Lower Collective Costs

In Oaxaca, Mexico, five tenacious poultry farming women realized they could increase sales and decrease costs if they banded together. So, with...

Food Security Despite the Pandemic: The Benefits of a Kitchen Garden in Odisha, India
An Indian family – mother, father, baby and toddler – sit on the group and smile for the camera. They hold baskets of eggplants harvested from their own kitchen garden.

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Food Security Despite the Pandemic: The Benefits of a Kitchen Garden in Odisha, India

In Odisha, India, Budhini Hansda and her husband tend to a kitchen garden – a source of nutritious food and much-needed income. And as...

Living Her Dream: Soap Business Success Financially Empowers Woman in Rural Ghana
Living Her Dream: Soap Business Success Financially Empowers Woman in Rural Ghana.

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Living Her Dream: Soap Business Success Financially Empowers Woman in Rural Ghana

For most women in rural Ghana, financial empowerment remains an elusive reality. This was certainly the case for Rose Yeboah, until she joined the...