micro-loan

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...

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...

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...

In Their Own Words: What Economic Empowerment Means to Women in Nkawie

In Their Own Words: What Economic Empowerment Means to Women in Nkawie

Last month, we shared with you how we’re getting creative to listen to the needs of the women we serve...

Empowering Women in Nkawie: Listening to their Needs

Empowering Women in Nkawie: Listening to their Needs

“This motivated me to advertise Self-Help to others making them know how reliable and effective the organization is; ready to...

Celebrating Lydia’s progress

Celebrating Lydia’s progress

Two years ago, we shared Lydia’s story with you.  Providing for her family was a daily struggle. But she used a micro-loan...