Stories

Ayishetu Promotes Good Nutrition in Her Family and Community

Ayishetu Promotes Good Nutrition in Her Family and Community

By Patience Obour – Promoting Good Nutrition Program Officer According to the World Health Organization (WHO), proper infant nutrition is...

Juan’s Experiments Lead to Better Yields

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer More than 70% of Nicaragua’s agricultural land is held by small...

Using Local Resources and a Little Ingenuity to Tackle a Big Problem – Fall Armyworm

Written by Emmanuel Obiri Laryea, Agriculture and Entrepreneurship Program Officer. Edited by Jessica Crawford, Program Specialist for Africa, and Megan...

Like Mother, Like Daughter – Inspiring the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer. Translated and edited by Katie Seifert, Latin America Program Specialist, and edited...

The Graduate Entrepreneurship Program has Given Me the Skills to Help Other Farmers

This report was written by Eva Azuure, a member of the 2019/2020 Graduate Entrepreneurship Program (GEP). Read the original story about...

Teaching Girls to Sew Face Masks in the Midst of COVID-19

By Grace Marfo – Teen Girls Club Program Officer Self-Help International’s Teen Girls Club started in the Ashanti Region of Ghana in...

Sarah rises to the challenge to confront COVID-19

This originally appeared in the Bremer County Independent on May 26, 2020. Reposted here with permission from the editor. View...

Guillermo and Alejandra are Community Activists for Clean Water

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer 64-year-old Guillermo serves as the Water and Sanitation Committee (CAPS) maintenance technician...

Self-Help Addresses a New Challenge at Schools in the School Feeding Program

By Patience Obour – Promoting Good Nutrition Program Officer In 2019, Self-Help International provided breakfast for over 800 students from...

Vivian: A Mother, a Business Owner, and a Community Leader

By Lydia Adomako – Micro-Credit Program Officer We’re celebrating mothers this Mother’s Day, and we wanted to share this story...

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