Nicaragua

New program officer, Yolanda, grows the micro-credit program

New program officer, Yolanda, grows the micro-credit program

In August 2013, Yolanda Fletes Rosales joined Self -Help International as the Micro-Credit Program Coordinator. She started out by meeting...

Fall 2013 Newsletter

We’re thrilled to share the progress made on the new training center in Ghana, which will help rural youth gain...

Clean water in La Esperanza

Clean water in La Esperanza

On Tuesday, July 30, 2013, a water chlorinator system was installed in the community of La Esperanza, about 30 kilometers...

Blanca is head of the house

Blanca is head of the house

Blanca is 24-years-old. She lives in Las Azucenas and has two children; one boy, 4-year-old Heyde, and one girl, 1-year-old...

Clean water improves health in Laurel Galan

Clean water improves health in Laurel Galan

Laurel Galán, is a community located about 10 kilometers from San Carlos. It has five sectors and a population of...

The many successes of Petronila

The many successes of Petronila

Petronila is 43-years-old. She is from Carazo, but around 20 years ago she moved to Melchorita, where she lives near...

Seylin Blooms

Seylin Blooms

Six-month-old Seylin was wilting. Much like a flower that droops without sunshine and water. After being put up for adoption,...

Nourishing curious and energetic children

Nourishing curious and energetic children

Nataly’s mother brought her to the Cico Bodegon (daycare and feeding center) in Las Azucenas, Nicaragua in May of 2010....

A new beginning for Celine

A new beginning for Celine

During my recent visit to Nicaragua I visited the children’s feeding centers to see firsthand nutritional improvements among the children....

Board member reflects on a visit to Los Chiles

Board member reflects on a visit to Los Chiles

In May of 2011 I traveled to Nicaragua with the president of Self-Help’s Board. We spent special time at the...

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