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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...

Nicaragua village unrecognizable to visiting Iowan, and that’s a good thing

Nicaragua village unrecognizable to visiting Iowan, and that’s a good thing

This article originally appeared in The Des Moines Register.  Online on 12/19/2018 and in print on 12/23/2018. By Jerry Perkins,...

Clean Water Program Brings Much Needed Trainings to Community Leaders

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer The clean water program, promoted by Self-Help International in Nicaragua, implements...

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,...

#Giving Tuesday is Coming!

#GivingTuesday is Coming! All Gifts Matched!* Self-Help International is once again joining in on #GivingTuesday Movement. To further honor this...

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...

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