International Development

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...

The La Vainilla Community Gets Safe Drinking Water With the Help of Self-Help International

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer Obdulia has lived in the La Vainilla community in Chontales, Nicaragua...

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...

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...

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...

Community Farmers in Nicaragua Talk Techniques, Setbacks, and Lessons Learned

By Jorge Luis Campos Solis – Nicaragua Country Director The town of La Conquista belongs to the municipality of San...

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,...

Holiday Letter from Board President Richard Neal

Investors in Self-Help International, As 2018 comes to an end, I hope you will join me in celebrating three things:...

A Look Inside the Happier Lives of Nicaraguans with Clean Water

In the village of Rubén Darío, located in the Nueva Guinea municipality of southern Nicaragua, live 450 people, settled in...

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...

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