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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),...

From Doubt to Determination: Nancy’s Story

From Doubt to Determination: Nancy’s Story

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer Nancy is 28 years old and lives with her husband in Ochomogo, Nicaragua....

The Community of Boca de Sabalos Can Now Drink Water Straight from the Tap

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer Boca de Sábalos is the largest community in El Castillo municipality...

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...

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