Our approach

End hunger, overcome poverty

We invest in and work with farming families and their communities so they can:  

Heifer werkt samen met arme boerengezinnen én gemeenschappen zodat ze kunnen:

The road to success

Our projects are known for the local-led integrated approach on income improvement, food security and climate change adaptation. When this is combined with a focus on women’s empowerment, better opportunities for youth and group collaboration, strong and resilient communities emerge that have the power to end hunger and overcome poverty.

Lucia in shop Malawi

Technical aspects

Heifer developed holistic tools to measure its interventions alleviating vulnerable households out of poverty and to measure the economic sustainability of Farmer Owned Agricultural Businesses.

With the right tools, training and opportunity, 71,267 farming families have created a sustainable future for themselves and their communities.