How Social Capital Grows Entrepreneurs—and Family

Before their Heifer project, the women in the Mandan community were primarily household laborers. They took care of all of their family’s domestic needs, but rarely stepped outside their home. Local culture historically discourages women from having their own ideas about anything, let alone sharing them publicly. After a...

Youth from Diverse Cultures Create International Family

A forum in Tbilisi, Georgia, gathered youth from four Black Sea Basin countries from September 16-22, 2013. With a motto of “Know Your Neighbor, Know Yourself,” the forum was organized to young members of the Youth Action for Regional Coherence and Cooperation the Action for Regional Coherence and Cooperation...

Holiday World Ark on the Way

Love chocolate? Get your goat yet for Nepal? The Holiday 2013 issue of World Ark is full of the latest news from the field and great ideas for holiday alternative gifts.

Why Goat's Milk?

Juana Hernandez lives in San Juan Atitlan, Guatemala, where the children´s chronic malnutrition rate is a staggering 92.6 percent. But she can attest to the benefits of goat's milk, an animal-based food that has changed the lives of those in her family.