Nicaragua

Combating COVID-19 with better nutrition: What an Iowa organization is doing in Central America

This article was originally published by the Des Moines Register online on Jul.16, 2020 and in print on Jul. 19,...

Juan’s Experiments Lead to Better Yields

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer More than 70% of Nicaragua’s agricultural land is held by small...

Like Mother, Like Daughter – Inspiring the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer. Translated and edited by Katie Seifert, Latin America Program Specialist, and edited...

Guillermo and Alejandra are Community Activists for Clean Water

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer 64-year-old Guillermo serves as the Water and Sanitation Committee (CAPS) maintenance technician...

Program Officer, Rodolfo, Follows Up With Farmers Who Planted Biofortified Beans

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer The biofortified bean varieties, INTA-Nutritivo and Rendidor, were evaluated in various...

Zenaida’s Children Brag That Their Mother is a Businesswoman with Self-Help International

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer 30-year-old Zenaida lives with her four young children in Laurel Galán, Nicaragua....

Yugel is Relieved to Have Safe Drinking Water in Her Community

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer Yugel is a 29-year-old single mother of three children. Her oldest...

Help us Grow $10 into $10,000 to Empower Teen Girls!

Hello readers of the Self-Help International blog!  My name is Ricki Grover and I am the Development and Communications intern...

Milagro Starts Business with Women’s Empowerment Training

By: Yolanda Fletes Rosales, Official Business Women program   38-year-old Milagro lives in Quinta Lidia, Nicaragua and is a member...

Bio-fortified Bean Distribution Marks a New Chapter in Self-Help’s Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition

By Jorge Campos Solis, Country Director, Self-Help Nicaragua and Jerry Perkins, member of the board of directors, Self-Help International This...

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