Ghana

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...

Developing and Supporting Young Agripreneurs Like Moses

By: Emmanuel Obiri Laryea Youth Unemployment Impacts Everyone Ghana has a young population, with approximately 57% of people under the...

Benjamin and beneficiaries

We’re hiring in Ghana! Applications due May 31.

The application period for these positions has closed. If you have applied and are selected for an interview, you will...

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...

It’s Not Easy, but it’s Worth It: Growing Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato

It’s Not Easy, but it’s Worth It: Growing Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato

By Patience Obour – Nutrition Program Officer Elizabeth, a mother of two from the village of Beposo in southern Ghana,...

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...

Agricultural Entrepreneurship Team Creates Demand for Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato in Ashanti Region

By Bernard Frimpong Bannor – Agriculture & Entrepreneurship Program Officer In Self-Help International’s quest to alleviate hunger, research by Self-Help’s...

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...

Akosua Grows More Confident About Her Children’s Futures Thanks to Better Nutrition

By Jesse Jackson Sarkodie – Nutrition Program Officer It is often sad to see malnourished women and their children in...

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