Nicaragua

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Ramona Loves to Support Her Family with Her Business Income

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer Self-Help International’s Women’s Empowerment Program (WEP) provides women and their families training so they...

Bringing Clean Water to the Community of Las Palomas, Nicaragua

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer Las Palomas is a small, rural community located 35 miles from...

Double-row Technology Helps Nicaraguan Farmers Improve Production and Profits

By William Edwards, PhD – Self-Help Board Member Ever since Self-Help International (Self-Help) began working to alleviate hunger and malnutrition...

Innovation in Chlorination Brings Safe Drinking Water to San Jose, Nicaragua

By Orlando Montiel Salas – Clean Water Program Officer San José is in the Cruz Verde community in San Carlos,...

The Women’s Empowerment Program Benefits Rural Women Personally and in Business

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer 34-year-old Beatriz lives in the small Nicaraguan community of Laurel Galán. She...

Now on YouTube: “Relationship Building in Community Development” – Borlaug 101 with the World Food Prize

The panel discussion, “Relationship Building in Community Development” is now on YouTube! On Oct. 22, 2020, the staff of Self-Help...

Omar Learns How to Increase His Yields While Using Less Land

By Rodolfo Ricardo Hernandez Navas – Agriculture Program Officer Across Nicaragua, farmers are greatly challenged by irregular crop sales prices....

Keyla is an Innovative and Determined Entrepreneur

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer Keyla is a 32-year-old mother from Melchorita, Nicaragua and a member of...

Leaders Have a Community Vision – 2019 Impact Report – La Venada, Nicaragua

These stories were originally featured in the 2019 Impact Report. Antolín and Silvio are two leaders with a vision for La...

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