News & Events
Thousands of Heifer Project Families Affected by Severe Flooding in Nepal
More than 15,000 Heifer farming families in Nepal are suffering from severe flooding that has also devastated the country's main food-producing region. Heavy rains have swamped farm fields, sweeping away thousands of livestock and displacing families. The disaster is threatening to cause a serious food shortage in the South Asian nation.
Sumnima Shrestha, communications and...
Heifer signed MoU with UKaid Sakchyam for Value Chain Financing
August 4, Kathmandu - Heifer International Nepal signed a MoU with UKaid Sakchyam to enhance access to finance for smallholder farmers involved in different agricultural value chains though value chain financing (VCF).
Heifer Nepal has been working closely with more than 230,000 farmers organized under 200+ cooperatives involved in different agricultural value chains with specific foc...
Korean Student Brings Hope to Nepal
Heifer supporter Justin Chang lives in Korea, but his heart is in Nepal. A high school student at Seoul International School, Chang joined the mission to end hunger and poverty six years ago when he and his classmates began raising money for Heifer International.
Chang visited Nepal on a mountain climbing expedition only months before the 2015 earthquake that killed nearly 9,000...
LSIL Technical Coordination Committee Meeting Held
KATHMANDU, 7 June – Meeting of Technical Coordination Committee (TCC) for three livestock research projects, implemented by Heifer International Nepal with support from USAID/FtF, University of Florida, Livestock System Innovation Lab, was conducted.
Heifer Nepal Celebrates Nature on World Environment Day
Heifer Nepal celebrated World Environment Day by embracing the 2017 theme Connecting People to Nature.
HEIFER SIGNS MOU WITH NLG INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED
For the past ten years, Heifer Nepal has been successfully helping smallholders manage risk of loss from livestock through a Community Managed Animal Assets Security Program. Under this, the farmers form a community managed fund, with 10% of the seed money supported by Heifer and rest raised from premium payments by insured. In case of a death of livestock, 80% would be covered by the program. ...