Our Stories

Mercy Transforms Passion in to Profit

By Victoria Yamson – Program Coordinator Mercy was the only girl from Bedabour, a community in the Ashanti region of...

The La Vainilla Community Gets Safe Drinking Water With the Help of Self-Help International

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer Obdulia has lived in the La Vainilla community in Chontales, Nicaragua...

Developing and Supporting Young Agripreneurs Like Moses

By: Emmanuel Obiri Laryea Youth Unemployment Impacts Everyone Ghana has a young population, with approximately 57% of people under the...

A Bold Decision Pays Off

By Benjamin Yeboah, Micro-Credit Program Officer Photographs by Dela Aniwa.  See more of his photography here. In order to help...

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....

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