Beposo

Teen Girls Club Leaves No Girl Behind: Salamatu’s Story

By: Victoria Yamson, Program Coordinator The Self-Help International Teen Girls Club tries to ensure as many Ghanaian girls as possible...

Akosua Grows More Confident About Her Children’s Futures Thanks to Better Nutrition

By Jesse Jackson Sarkodie – Nutrition Program Officer It is often sad to see malnourished women and their children in...

Progress Report: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

By Rev. Mary Jane Oakland, PhD Since I last wrote to you just after returning from Ghana in February, Self-Help’s...

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...

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