Posts by Noelle Hulshizer

Micro-Loans Change Lives of Women in Ghana and Nicaragua

Micro-Loans Change Lives of Women in Ghana and Nicaragua

“Empowered women empower women” Self-Help has been devoted to alleviating hunger in Ghana and Nicaragua, and for the past three...

Nicaraguan Farmers Astounded by Quality and Quantity of Maize Production

Nicaraguan Farmers Astounded by Quality and Quantity of Maize Production

By Jorge Luis Campos Solis – Nicaragua Country Director   Located in the middle of Lake Cocibolca (or Lake Nicaragua),...

It’s Not Easy, but it’s Worth It: Growing Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato

It’s Not Easy, but it’s Worth It: Growing Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato

By Patience Obour – Nutrition Program Officer Elizabeth, a mother of two from the village of Beposo in southern Ghana,...

From Doubt to Determination: Nancy’s Story

From Doubt to Determination: Nancy’s Story

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer Nancy is 28 years old and lives with her husband in Ochomogo, Nicaragua....

The Best “Gift” in Life is a Second Chance

The Best “Gift” in Life is a Second Chance

By Nancy Ansah – Micro-Credit Assistant Program Officer Meet Gifty, a 22-year-old woman from Ghana. When she was just 12...

It’s Never Too Late: Teresa Learns Better Business Basics

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer 72-year-old Teresa is from the community of Ochomogo, Nicaragua.  She is a single mother...

Teen Girls Club Leaves No Girl Behind: Salamatu’s Story

By: Victoria Yamson, Program Coordinator The Self-Help International Teen Girls Club tries to ensure as many Ghanaian girls as possible...

Arthur Shows the Way to Minimize Recent Graduate Unemployment in Ghana

By Bernard Frimpong Bannor – Agriculture & Entrepreneurship Program Officer Unemployment has become a major developmental issue in Ghana. Most...

From Share Cropper to Proud Grocery Store Owner, Alijatu’s Story

“Many ladies think getting married is the solution to their financial problems. They expect their partner to provide for all...

A Look Inside the Happier Lives of Nicaraguans with Clean Water

In the village of Rubén Darío, located in the Nueva Guinea municipality of southern Nicaragua, live 450 people, settled in...

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