Micro-Credit

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...

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...

From Doubt to Determination: Nancy’s Story

From Doubt to Determination: Nancy’s Story

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer Nancy is 28 years old and lives with her husband in Ochomogo, Nicaragua....

It’s Never Too Late: Teresa Learns Better Business Basics

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer 72-year-old Teresa is from the community of Ochomogo, Nicaragua.  She is a single mother...

Clean Water Program Brings Much Needed Trainings to Community Leaders

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer The clean water program, promoted by Self-Help International in Nicaragua, implements...

Self-Help International Reaches New Communities on Ometepe Island in Nicaragua

Self-Help International Reaches New Communities on Ometepe Island in Nicaragua

Out in the middle of the waters of Lake Nicaragua sits Ometepe Island, a lush, green piece of land stretching...

Infant Malnutrition and What Our New Program is Doing About It: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Infant Malnutrition and What Our New Program is Doing About It: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

by Katie Jackson, Communications Intern, and Megan Sehr, Development Director In Roger Thurow’s recently published book, The First 1,000 Days,...

Nicaragua Training Center Participants Implement Lessons Learned for Success

For this update on the Fred Strohbehn Training Center in Quinta Lidia, Self-Help International’s Nicaragua team decided to share some...

How Akua Went From Sharecropper to Small Business Owner

How Akua Went From Sharecropper to Small Business Owner

By Elizabeth Adu-Opoku, Micro-credit Program Officer, Ghana Akua, 50, is married to Emmanuel. The couple have four children: Charles, Isaac,...

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