Micro-Credit

Maralexia Takes a Leap of Faith with a New Oven

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer   Maralexia is an entrepreneur and root vegetable producer from La Venada, a...

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT……? THE STORY OF AYISHETU KASSIM

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT……? THE STORY OF AYISHETU KASSIM

“I can’t explain enough what Self-Help International’s Micro-Credit program has done for me. Who would have thought that I could...

Joe and Esther Legg Make A Difference in Ghana

Joe and Esther Legg Make A Difference in Ghana

The Self-Help International community mourns the recent loss of Joe Legg, longtime emeritus member of the Board of Directors. Self-Help...

Adelaida Reinvests Her Income in the Things That Matter Most – Her Children and Her Business

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer 42-year-old Adelaida has been a part of Self-Help International’s micro-credit and business training program...

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...

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....

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