Bedaabour

Sometimes, Good Things Take Time

This article was written by a Teen Girls Club support staff member, Bridget Gyamfi, a National Builders Corps (NABCO) member of...

An Interview with Najaahat, a Young Woman with Big Dreams

By Victoria Yamson – Program Coordinator Najaahat is one of the pioneers of the Self-Help International Teen Girls Club program. She was...

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...

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...

Sarah shares her story, arms dangling around her sister

Teen Girls Club Gives Hope, Opportunity to Moms and Daughters in Bedaabour

“Oh, don’t be shy,” he told her. Then after some nervous laughter, she spoke clearly: “My name is Sarah. I...

Agricultural Entrepreneurship Team Creates Demand for Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato in Ashanti Region

By Bernard Frimpong Bannor – Agriculture & Entrepreneurship Program Officer In Self-Help International’s quest to alleviate hunger, research by Self-Help’s...

A Tough Start

A Tough Start

Tears ran down Sherrifatu’s cheeks as she shared her story. She is a 30 year-old Togolese woman from Lomé, West...

Dora Discovers the Merits of Drinking Clean Water

Dora Discovers the Merits of Drinking Clean Water

“My science teacher told me that it’s dangerous to drink water from River Offin. He said that if we consume...

25 Miles Away from Her Dreams

25 Miles Away from Her Dreams

Six months ago, Farida, 18, started her first day of high school. It was a dream come true. She did...

Fighting Back Against Fall Armyworm, Part II

Fighting Back Against Fall Armyworm, Part II

Maize is the most important staple cereal crop grown by smallholders in sub-Saraharn Africa. Maize accounts for more than half...

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