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From Share Cropper to Proud Grocery Store Owner, Alijatu’s Story

“Many ladies think getting married is the solution to their financial problems. They expect their partner to provide for all...

Self-Help International Reaches New Communities on Ometepe Island in Nicaragua

Self-Help International Reaches New Communities on Ometepe Island in Nicaragua

Out in the middle of the waters of Lake Nicaragua sits Ometepe Island, a lush, green piece of land stretching...

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,...

No More Stunting in Beposo: Self-Help’s “Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children” Program

No More Stunting in Beposo: Self-Help’s “Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children” Program

By Jerry Perkins and Nora Tobin This article originally appeared in the Des Moines Register on October 14, 2018. Reprinted...

Nicaragua Training Center Participants Implement Lessons Learned for Success

For this update on the Fred Strohbehn Training Center in Quinta Lidia, Self-Help International’s Nicaragua team decided to share some...

How Akua Went From Sharecropper to Small Business Owner

How Akua Went From Sharecropper to Small Business Owner

By Elizabeth Adu-Opoku, Micro-credit Program Officer, Ghana Akua, 50, is married to Emmanuel. The couple have four children: Charles, Isaac,...

Put a Little Love in Your Heart

Put a Little Love in Your Heart

Self-Help Board Meeting Devotions by Nancy Ross, Board Member This past week a communication from my church – First Presbyterian...

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

By Patience Obour, Ghana Micro-credit Program Officer In rural Ghana, it is a common sight to see school children in...

A Single Mother’s Refuge

A Single Mother’s Refuge

By Jesse Jackson Sarkodie, Nutrition Program Officer Janet (8) and her sister Abigail (6) live with their mom, Grace, in...

Learning by Doing: Rosa’s Story

Learning by Doing: Rosa’s Story

My name is Rosa Candida Sequeira. I am from the Laurel Galán community, located 3 kms from the Self-Help International...

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