Agriculture

Finally! Practical Training for Ag Science Class

Finally! Practical Training for Ag Science Class

Students at St. Joseph Senior High School now have the practical skills they need to be able to enter the...

Getting seed back into the hands of farmers

Getting seed back into the hands of farmers

By Lucia Vega & Jorge Campos – Program Director & Country Director A little over a year ago, Self-Help imported...

Spring 2016 Newsletter

Farmers in Ghana are doubling their yields! Villages in Nicaragua are reporting no new cases of Dengue Fever!  Read more...

The Resources to Make Ayishetu’s Dream Come True

The Resources to Make Ayishetu’s Dream Come True

Ayishetu is a migrant from the north and mother of seven. She has never had any formal education since it...

Teach me to farm & I’ll eat for a lifetime

Teach me to farm & I’ll eat for a lifetime

Self-Help International’s approach to alleviating hunger in Ghana is to “teach people how to fish” – or in this case...

Fall 2015 Newsletter

This issue features stories about how clean water transformed the lives of Miguel and Griselda’s family in La Culebra, Nicaragua,...

Solomon Puts Agriculture Waste to Productive Use

Solomon Puts Agriculture Waste to Productive Use

In Atwima Nwabiagya, many farmers engage in rice farming for both personal consumption and as a cash crop. After harvesting...

Finding Satisfaction in Self-Employment

Finding Satisfaction in Self-Employment

The Self-Help International (SHI) Young Adult Training Centre (YATC) was established in 2013 to reduce unemployment in Ghana,especially among the...

Cover photo of 2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report

In 2014, Self-Help International celebrated 55 years of alleviating hunger by helping people help themselves. Self-Help Ghana turned 25 years...

A Field for a Classroom

A Field for a Classroom

By Beth Grabau – Development Officer, Central Iowa For farmers, the field is the classroom. However, Nicaraguan farmers often have...

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