Days for Girls

Chief Marvels at Transformation of Teen Girls Club

Chief Marvels at Transformation of Teen Girls Club

Since officially launching the Teen Girls Club in September 2016, the 150 teen girls we serve have been receiving reproductive...

Wow! You’re Amazing!

Wow! You’re Amazing!

In just the last two weeks, you’ve empowered 70 girls in Ghana to stay in school and escape the cycle of poverty...

Why Invest in Teen Girls?

Why Invest in Teen Girls?

Who is the most important woman in your life? Your mother? Your grandmother? Your daughter? Your sister? Your spouse? What...

Creating enterprises, ensuring sustainability

At Self-Help, we’re all about helping people help themselves. So after we heard from the girls that they definitely liked...

Timeabu Teens: When we got our periods, we used to go hungry

Timeabu Teens: When we got our periods, we used to go hungry

“Having the Days for Girls kits saves us money,” Mariatu said. “Yes,” Windolina chimed in, “I used to have to...

The Skit

At the end of September, the Teen Girls Club was officially inaugurated in the village of Bedaabour, Ghana.  It was...

Entire Village Gathers to Inaugurate Teen Girls Clubs

September 23, 2016 was a truly special day. After months of organizing girls, listening to their needs and challenges, and...

Is it safe to eat eggs when you have your period?

That was one of the genuine questions asked during the women’s health training session we held in Timeabu last week: “Is...

Got your period? No more school for you.

In September 2015, Self-Help International hosted our first ever Leadership Summit to celebrate the strongest leaders in our women’s micro-credit...