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A Mother’s Journey to Educate Her Daughter

A Mother’s Journey to Educate Her Daughter

By Ernestina Esinam Glikpo, Communications Manager, Self-Help International In the Juaben community in the Ashanti Region of Ghana lived Abena....

Self-Help Assists Women to Help Their Children

Self-Help Assists Women to Help Their Children

By Lucia Vega Galeano, Program Operations Manager, Self-Help Nicaragua When Aracelly Cruz, Self-Help International Nicaragua’s Women’s’ Empowerment Program officer, was...

Writing from a Nameless Community; in the middle of nowhere

Writing from a Nameless Community; in the middle of nowhere

Dear friends, I received a rather unusual message from my colleague Lydia Adomako. Lydia leads our work with women’s economic...

My Personal Growth Thanks to Friendly Hands

My Personal Growth Thanks to Friendly Hands

Josefina is 48 years old with a very low level of schooling, she barely passed the first grade of primary...

Juaben Palm Oil Processors Poised to Expand Their Trade

Juaben Palm Oil Processors Poised to Expand Their Trade

A group of palm oil processors at Juaben are poised to enhance their trade by expanding the land on which...

Three Ghanaian staff members are seated and posing for a photo. Lydia, wearing a purple dress, smiles on the right. To her left are colleagues Chris and Florence, also smiling. Chris is holding the yellow certificate recognizing Lydia's leadership.

Lydia Adomako receives Merry Fredrick Leadership Award

The Merry Fredrick Leadership Award was presented to Lydia Adomako on February 21, 2023, by SHI Board President Keith Swanson...

Mary stands inside her store, with shelves stocked and a satisfied look on her face

New Hope for Mary

Meet Mary, a 28 year-old mother of three living in the community of Abompe in the Ashanti Region of Ghana....

Better Late Than Never

Better Late Than Never

Meet Comfort, a forty-seven year old mother of five from Nkontomire. Comfort joined the program in 2019. At that time,...

Meet Business Owner Teresa

Meet Business Owner Teresa

Teresa Gonzales Jaenz is 26 years old and lives in Quinta Lidia, Río San Juan, Nicaragua. After many invitations to...

Fighting Malnutrition With Education

Fighting Malnutrition With Education

Dr. Norman Borlaug once said, “You can’t build a peaceful world on empty stomach and human misery.” These inspiring words...

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