entrepreneurship

The many successes of Petronila

The many successes of Petronila

Petronila is 43-years-old. She is from Carazo, but around 20 years ago she moved to Melchorita, where she lives near...

Education for Akosua’s kids

Education for Akosua’s kids

Akosua is the leader of a small micro-credit group of four women. But, the size of her group does not adversely influence...

Training Center Nears Completion

Training Center Nears Completion

In January 2013, I visited the Young Adult Training Center, and was very impressed with its progress. Furnishings are coming...

Sarah’s business grows with micro-loan

Sarah’s business grows with micro-loan

Sarah is a 37-year-old mother of four children, three of whom are in school. She is married to Daniel. Sarah...

More Women in Ghana Acquire Cell Phones

More Women in Ghana Acquire Cell Phones

Beposo is a farming community in rural Ghana. It has no electricity but thankfully has a borehole for water. In...

Young Mother Grateful for a Micro-credit Legacy

Young Mother Grateful for a Micro-credit Legacy

Afia, a 22 year-old single mother, did not know how she was going to support herself and her new “bouncy”...

Erica gives hope to daughter, Jessica

Erica gives hope to daughter, Jessica

Akua Erica, 37 and a mother of three, became a beneficiary of Self-Help’s Ghana Micro Credit program in 2009. She was...

Sarah Barnie’s Sewing Story

Sarah Barnie’s Sewing Story

Five years ago Sarah started sewing clothing to sell through a Self-Help loan. She is a good seamstress and very...

Recent News from Ghana

Recent News from Ghana

February 2010 Merry Fredrick, Self-Help’s Executive Director, just returned from her bi-annual trip to Ghana. She tries to visit each...

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