News & Events
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. ...
A Message from Pierre Ferrari, Heifer President and CEO on solidarity and compassion
To our colleagues, partners, project partners, volunteers and supporters all over the world: Heifer International has operated in 125 countries since 1944. Our founder Dan West, a farmer from the American Midwest, was moved by his experience as an aide worker during the Spanish Civil War to provide a more lasting solution to the extreme poverty that he witnessed.
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Promoting Urea Molasses Mineral Block as alternative source of protein during dry season
In Nepal, lack of green fodder/forage is a major constrain in increasing productivity of dairy animal. The use of feed will give the greatest animal production per unit feed intake, but this may not be economical for Nepalese farmers as grains and concentrates are costly and in short supply. Therefore, our farmers still rely on crop residues such as straw which are low in nut...