Ghana

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...

Arthur Shows the Way to Minimize Recent Graduate Unemployment in Ghana

By Bernard Frimpong Bannor – Agriculture & Entrepreneurship Program Officer Unemployment has become a major developmental issue in Ghana. Most...

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...

Progress Report: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

By Rev. Mary Jane Oakland, PhD Since I last wrote to you just after returning from Ghana in February, Self-Help’s...

My Summer Internship With Self-Help International

Madison Lapke spent last summer as a Self-Help International intern in Ghana.  She offered to write about her internship experience...

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,...

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