Micro-Credit

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....

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...

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