Empowering Women

The Importance and Proper Uses of Media Platforms

The Importance and Proper Uses of Media Platforms

Sarita, 37 years old, married, mother of two girls, Karla 7 years old, and Hazling, 11 years old, she currently...

Three Ghanaian staff members are seated and posing for a photo. Lydia, wearing a purple dress, smiles on the right. To her left are colleagues Chris and Florence, also smiling. Chris is holding the yellow certificate recognizing Lydia's leadership.

Lydia Adomako receives Merry Fredrick Leadership Award

The Merry Fredrick Leadership Award was presented to Lydia Adomako on February 21, 2023, by SHI Board President Keith Swanson...

Auxiliadora Invests in a New Oven and Upgrades Her Business

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer 66-year-old Auxiliadora is dedicated to working to support her family. She and...

The Women’s Empowerment Program Benefits Rural Women Personally and in Business

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer 34-year-old Beatriz lives in the small Nicaraguan community of Laurel Galán. She...

It’s Not Easy, but it’s Worth It: Growing Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato

It’s Not Easy, but it’s Worth It: Growing Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato

By Patience Obour – Nutrition Program Officer Elizabeth, a mother of two from the village of Beposo in southern Ghana,...

The Best “Gift” in Life is a Second Chance

The Best “Gift” in Life is a Second Chance

By Nancy Ansah – Micro-Credit Assistant Program Officer Meet Gifty, a 22-year-old woman from Ghana. When she was just 12...