education

It’s Never Too Late: Teresa Learns Better Business Basics

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer 72-year-old Teresa is from the community of Ochomogo, Nicaragua.  She is a single mother...

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...

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...

Vera’s Story, Moving Forward to Senior High School

Vera Boamah, now in her first year of senior high school at Wesley High School in the town of Bekwai,...

How Self-Help is Changing Lives of Nicaraguan Farmers Through Education & Conversation

By Jorge Campos, Nicaragua Country Director Faced with the challenge of feeding the poorest families in southeastern Nicaragua, our organization,...

The Fight Against Fall Armyworm Infestation, Part III: The Value in Farmer Education And Hands on Training

Story by: Bernard Frimpong Bannor “Last season, armyworm attacked my 2 acre maize farm. It was scary. I’ve been farming...

School Supplies Last a Semester; Micro-Loans Last a Lifetime

School Supplies Last a Semester; Micro-Loans Last a Lifetime

To help a child out this school year, consider providing a $75 loan to their mom. The school year is...

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...

Gifty’s Gift of Health

Gifty’s Gift of Health

“I am thankful to SHI for the gift of national health insurance. With this I can visit the clinic and...

Ghanaian Teens Give Back

Ghanaian Teens Give Back

The villages of Amanchia and Worapong, Ghana are sites where nearly 250 children ages 6 months to 6 years gather...

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