Our Stories

Mabel Bounces Back from COVID-19 Challenges

By Lydia Adomako – Micro-Credit Program Officer In 2012, Mabel joined the microcredit program in Timeabu, a small farming community in the...

Self-Help Works with Ag Leaders to Explore Certified QPM Seed Production on Ometepe Island

By Katie Seifert – Program Manager (Latin America) By promoting Quality Protein Maize (QPM), Self-Help International’s agricultural program in Nicaragua strives to...

Munira Gets Support and Guidance for her Fourth Child

By Patience Obour – Promoting Good Nutrition Program Officer Munira, a mother of three children, joined Self-Help International’s Growing Healthy Food,...

Encouraging Young People to Get Involved in Agriculture

By Justice Amoka Sam – Community Crop and Livestock Specialist Self-Help International is working with rural communities and schools in...

Saudatu Gets a Second Chance at Doing Business

By Lydia Adomako – Micro-Credit Program Officer 45-year-old Saudatu is a mother of six from Beposo, a small community in...

Good Nutrition Helped Mariam Learn to Walk

By Latifa Moomen and Patience Obour – Promoting Good Nutrition Program Officers Self-Help International facilitates a maternal-child nutrition program, “Growing Healthy...

Solving the Water Contamination Problem in El Sincoyal

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer El Sincoyal is a rural community in Río San Juan, Nicaragua,...

Farmer Leaders in Nicaragua Help Their Neighbors Obtain Production Loans

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer The mission of Self-Help International is to, “Alleviate hunger by helping...