Posts by Nora Tobin

Timeabu Teens: When we got our periods, we used to go hungry

Timeabu Teens: When we got our periods, we used to go hungry

“Having the Days for Girls kits saves us money,” Mariatu said. “Yes,” Windolina chimed in, “I used to have to...

The Resources & Tools to Transform Meilly’s Life

An update from Nicaragua Micro-Credit Officer, Yolanda Fletes: I am proud to share that we welcomed 8 more women entreprenuers...

Holiday Newsletter

Holiday Newsletter

Read all the latest news including: the launch of the new Teen Girls Club in Ghana meet Jering, a teenaged...

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...

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