Our Stories

Adwoa Lives an Independent Life Thanks to the Income from her Business

By Lydia Adomako – Micro-Credit Program Officer Adwoa is a 40-year-old mother of five, and she is a pioneer of...

Double-row Technology Helps Nicaraguan Farmers Improve Production and Profits

By William Edwards, PhD – Self-Help Board Member Ever since Self-Help International (Self-Help) began working to alleviate hunger and malnutrition...

Girls in Bedaabour Mobilize to Build a Community Canoe

By Grace Marfo – Teen Girls Club Program Officer The small community of Bedaabour, Ghana has one of the most...

Learning How to Make Water Safe to Drink

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer Walter Acevedo is a semi-urban community in the Morrito municipality of...

Isaac Hopes to Curb Unemployment with His Business Idea

By Zakaria Adams – Training Center Manager The unemployment rate for recent university graduates is a major developmental challenge in...

Teen Girls Club Members Harness the Power of Community Action

By Grace Marfo – Teen Girls Club Program Officer Members of Self-Help International’s Teen Girls Club (TGC) in their final year of...

Innovation in Chlorination Brings Safe Drinking Water to San Jose, Nicaragua

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer San José is in the Cruz Verde community in San Carlos,...

Innocent Sets Up a Home Garden to Help His Family Improve Their Nutrition

By Justice Amoka Sam – Community Crop and Livestock Specialist According to nutritionists, including vegetables and fruits in a diet...