• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff251-500
  • Development Budget100 Million - 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1944

Heifer International

Heifer International is a global development organization on a mission to end hunger and poverty in a sustainable way. We work with communities in 20 countries around the world to strengthen local economies and build secure livelihoods that guarantee a Living Income to small-scale farmers. Since Heifer was founded in 1944, they’ve supported 32 million families to lift themselves out of hunger and poverty. Their model focuses on building social capital, finding ways to increase income and assets within farming families, improve their food security and nutrition, and protect the environment – with women’s empowerment and connected communities at the very center. They strengthen local farmer organizations – helping to set them up where they don’t already exist – and provide livestock and seeds, which serve as important sources of food and income. As farmers continue to grow their businesses, they pass on an animal, seeds or other assets to their neighbors, creating stronger, interdependent communities. As their farms expand, Heifer connects farmers to markets and helps them develop the production experience and expertise to make their businesses thrive and grow. Through partnering with governments, companies and non-profit coalitions, they develop local solutions to global problems and build strong, resilient communities.
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Operations Manager Business Development, Program Design and Effectiveness
    United States
  • Director, Business Development
    United States
  • Senior Communications Officer
    United States
  • Managing Director, Institutional Partnerships
    United States

Staff at Heifer International have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • livestock
  • procurement process
  • events / training

Funders

  • goal global

Countries

  • malawi
  • cameroon
  • zambia
  • kenya
  • australia

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Monitoring / Evaluation
Livestock
Financial Services
Performance Measurement
Banking & Finance Budgeting
Events / Training
Research & Development
Finance
Architecture / Design
Farming / Crops

Contract Awards

Livestock Passon Scheme Under Apmep

African Development Bank (AFDB)

Feed the Future: Nutrition-Led Agricultural Development Program

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Food security and poverty alleviation for Midlands Province

EC - Directorate General International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO - EuropeAid)

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Little Rock
  • 1 World Avenue