International Development

Sometimes Rabbits Need Parenting Lessons, Too

  By Emmanuel Obiri Laryea – Agriculture & Entrepreneurship Program Officer Rabbit farming is a profitable business venture that is...

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...

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,...

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