empowerment

Jamilatu Gets the Support She Needs for Her Two New Healthy Babies

By Jesse Jackson Sarkodie – Promoting Good Nutrition Program Officer Jamilatu moved from her home near the Ivory Coast to...

Adelaida Reinvests Her Income in the Things That Matter Most – Her Children and Her Business

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer 42-year-old Adelaida has been a part of Self-Help International’s micro-credit and business training program...

An Interview with Najaahat, a Young Woman with Big Dreams

By Victoria Yamson – Program Coordinator Najaahat is one of the pioneers of the Self-Help International Teen Girls Club program. She was...

Gifty Discovers Multiple Benefits in the Micro-Credit Program

By Benjamin Yeboah and Bernard Ato Brown – Micro-Credit Officers Gifty is 35 years old, and she farms rice and...

Adriana is Turning Dreams into Reality

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer Adriana is a 51-year-old small business owner and single mother of five from...

Diana’s Determination

By Patience Obour – Nutrition Program Officer All parents dream to see their children succeed academically or in other endeavors,...

Mercy Transforms Passion in to Profit

By Victoria Yamson – Program Coordinator Mercy was the only girl from Bedabour, a community in the Ashanti region of...

A Bold Decision Pays Off

By Benjamin Yeboah, Micro-Credit Program Officer Photographs by Dela Aniwa.  See more of his photography here. In order to help...

Micro-Loans Change Lives of Women in Ghana and Nicaragua

“Empowered women empower women” Self-Help has been devoted to alleviating hunger in Ghana and Nicaragua, and for the past three...

Nicaraguan Farmers Astounded by Quality and Quantity of Maize Production

Nicaraguan Farmers Astounded by Quality and Quantity of Maize Production

By Jorge Luis Campos Solis – Nicaragua Country Director   Located in the middle of Lake Cocibolca (or Lake Nicaragua),...

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