Posts by Nora Tobin

Clean Water Saves on Healthcare Costs for Rural Nicaraguans

Mexico is a rural community, considered a semi-urban settlement by the city hall of the municipality of San Carlos, located...

“My sister is healthier because of you”

Yesterday, the school feeding program staff, Nancy and Jesse, visited the community of  Bedabour for monitoring and met with Jasmine,...

The Skit

At the end of September, the Teen Girls Club was officially inaugurated in the village of Bedaabour, Ghana.  It was...

Entire Village Gathers to Inaugurate Teen Girls Clubs

September 23, 2016 was a truly special day. After months of organizing girls, listening to their needs and challenges, and...

Is it safe to eat eggs when you have your period?

That was one of the genuine questions asked during the women’s health training session we held in Timeabu last week: “Is...

Got your period? No more school for you.

In September 2015, Self-Help International hosted our first ever Leadership Summit to celebrate the strongest leaders in our women’s micro-credit...

10 Farmers to Plant QPM Seed Corn this Season

As we shared in the last update in March, our Nicaragua Quality Protein Maize (QPM) team has been working hard...

Cover photo of 2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

In 2014, Self-Help International celebrated 55 years of alleviating hunger by helping people help themselves. Self-Help Ghana turned 25 years...

A Field for a Classroom

A Field for a Classroom

By Beth Grabau – Development Officer, Central Iowa For farmers, the field is the classroom. However, Nicaraguan farmers often have...

Photo of Julia in her fritanga

In her own words

Meet Julia.  Since joining the micro-credit program, she and her business partner Emma have started up a “fritanga,” a restaurant...

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