Beposo

My Summer Internship With Self-Help International

Madison Lapke spent last summer as a Self-Help International intern in Ghana.  She offered to write about her internship experience...

Infant Malnutrition and What Our New Program is Doing About It: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Infant Malnutrition and What Our New Program is Doing About It: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

by Katie Jackson, Communications Intern, and Megan Sehr, Development Director In Roger Thurow’s recently published book, The First 1,000 Days,...

No More Stunting in Beposo: Self-Help’s “Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children” Program

No More Stunting in Beposo: Self-Help’s “Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children” Program

By Jerry Perkins and Nora Tobin This article originally appeared in the Des Moines Register on October 14, 2018. Reprinted...

I Am Amos

I Am Amos

I am Amos and I am 8 months old, and you see me in this picture riding on my mother’s...

A Single Mother’s Refuge

A Single Mother’s Refuge

By Jesse Jackson Sarkodie, Nutrition Program Officer Janet (8) and her sister Abigail (6) live with their mom, Grace, in...

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...

Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Self-Help International has been instrumental in starting feeding programs in primary schools in rural villages in the Ashanti Region of...

Partnering for Healthier, Hunger-Free Communities

Partnering for Healthier, Hunger-Free Communities

By August 2017, Self-Help International Teen Girls Club had been operational for a year with a goal helping teen girls...

A Thankful Heart

A Thankful Heart

In Beposo, Ghana, a woman stands beaming in front of her newly built, brightly painted provisions store, the shelves fully...

Rose Regains Her Voice

Rose Regains Her Voice

Mr. and Mrs. Ahimah live in Beposo village with their 3 daughters; Elizabeth, Mary and Rose. It wasn’t until Elizabeth...

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