b'SUMMER 2022 table of contents10 THE SPARK OF CHANGEIn Bihar, India, where deeply entrenched social and gender inequities prevent girls and women from fulfilling their potential, Heifer is working alongside communities to break barriers and unite behind a shared vision: resilience.20 NO MORE PRAYING FOR RAIN Like many smallholder farmers in Nepal, Tara Devi Mahato depended on unreliable rainfall to irrigate her crops. Now, thanks to Heifer Nepal, she no longer prays to the rain godsTara uses a well instead.COVER: Paano Devi travels to the Bakra Bikri Haat, or Goat Sale Market, an organized market established by Heifer to help goat producers in Indias Bihar state earn a fair wage for their sales. (Photo by Pranab K. Aich)TOP: Tara Devi Mahato harvests pointed gourds from her vegetable field in Pashupatinagar, Nepal. (Photo by Narendra Shrestha)HEIFER.ORG |3'