children

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...

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...

Seylin Blooms

Seylin Blooms

Six-month-old Seylin was wilting. Much like a flower that droops without sunshine and water. After being put up for adoption,...

Nourishing curious and energetic children

Nourishing curious and energetic children

Nataly’s mother brought her to the Cico Bodegon (daycare and feeding center) in Las Azucenas, Nicaragua in May of 2010....

A new beginning for Celine

A new beginning for Celine

During my recent visit to Nicaragua I visited the children’s feeding centers to see firsthand nutritional improvements among the children....

Board member reflects on a visit to Los Chiles

Board member reflects on a visit to Los Chiles

In May of 2011 I traveled to Nicaragua with the president of Self-Help’s Board. We spent special time at the...

From Hospital Visits to Health: Dina’s Story

From Hospital Visits to Health: Dina’s Story

Dina was being treated repeatedly at a Health Center in Cruz Verde, Nicaragua for malnutrition and low hemoglobin test numbers. Even after...