Our Blog: Heifer International
29 March, 2021INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER
Six Girls Intercepted, Trafficker Convicted
Six young girls, all appearing nervous and restless, were found in a cart about to cross the border. Seeing several red flags on their travel plans, they were taken aside for further inquiry.
26 March, 2021BLESSED PROJECT - STOPPING TRAFFICKING IN THE PHILIPPINES
Rescued After Years of Abuse
Mia and Marie (names changed for security and privacy) had to endure abuse for years until they were finally rescued earlier this year.
23 March, 2021CHINA
A Restaurant Owner in the Making
Womokyid, 29, lives in the province with her family and aging parents. When she was younger, her father had an accident at work leaving him unable to work. Because of this, Womokyid had to stop school so she can help her mother take care of her father and earn income for their family. Now that she has a family of her own, her desire is to start a small restaurant of her own so can take care of her family while also earning a stable income.
16 March, 2021CHINA
Small Business for a Loving Grandmother
Fujie, 44, is a single mother. She raised her son alone after her husband has left home many years ago. Her biggest regret was not being able to send her son to school to complete his studies. She hopes to be of help in any way she can.
12 March, 2021END POVERTY
Saving for Her Children's Future
As a mother to four children, with her youngest just born recently, Florian sees it important to secure their family’s means of income. Continue reading her story.
9 March, 2021CHINA
Overcoming Challenges through Perseverance
Quijangtso first applied in the Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program for Women in 2019 with the recommendation of the project coordinator and teachers. Faced with a lot of challenges, Quijangtso did not back down and continued to persevere.
5 March, 2021END POVERTY
For their Precious Little Ones
My Business My Freedom Program offers small business solutions for women to help them support their families more sustainably. Here are two women who have been working hard for their children.