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Infant Malnutrition and What Our New Program is Doing About It: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Infant Malnutrition and What Our New Program is Doing About It: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

by Katie Jackson, Communications Intern, and Megan Sehr, Development Director In Roger Thurow’s recently published book, The First 1,000 Days,...

No More Stunting in Beposo: Self-Help’s “Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children” Program

No More Stunting in Beposo: Self-Help’s “Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children” Program

By Jerry Perkins and Nora Tobin This article originally appeared in the Des Moines Register on October 14, 2018. Reprinted...

I Am Amos

I Am Amos

I am Amos and I am 8 months old, and you see me in this picture riding on my mother’s...

Nicaragua Training Center Participants Implement Lessons Learned for Success

For this update on the Fred Strohbehn Training Center in Quinta Lidia, Self-Help International’s Nicaragua team decided to share some...

The Fight Against Fall Armyworm Infestation, Part III: The Value in Farmer Education And Hands on Training

Story by: Bernard Frimpong Bannor Harvesting Maize “Last season, armyworm attacked my 2 acre maize farm. It was scary. I’ve...

How Akua Went From Sharecropper to Small Business Owner

How Akua Went From Sharecropper to Small Business Owner

By Elizabeth Adu-Opoku, Micro-credit Program Officer, Ghana Akua, 50, is married to Emmanuel. The couple have four children: Charles, Isaac,...

Clean water & new restrooms at training center

Clean water & new restrooms at training center

The Fred Strohbehn Training Center in Nicaragua now has a new water tank installed to provide clean, safe drinking water...

Put a Little Love in Your Heart

Put a Little Love in Your Heart

Self-Help Board Meeting Devotions by Nancy Ross, Board Member This past week a communication from my church – First Presbyterian...

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