nutrition

Community School Leaders Commend School Feeding Program

Amidu lives in the rural village of Ama Badu in Ghana and serves as the PTA chairman of the local...

Infant Malnutrition and What Our New Program is Doing About It: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Infant Malnutrition and What Our New Program is Doing About It: Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

by Katie Jackson, Communications Intern, and Megan Sehr, Development Director In Roger Thurow’s recently published book, The First 1,000 Days,...

No More Stunting in Beposo: Self-Help’s “Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children” Program

No More Stunting in Beposo: Self-Help’s “Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children” Program

By Jerry Perkins and Nora Tobin This article originally appeared in the Des Moines Register on October 14, 2018. Reprinted...

I Am Amos

I Am Amos

I am Amos and I am 8 months old, and you see me in this picture riding on my mother’s...

Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Self-Help International has been instrumental in starting feeding programs in primary schools in rural villages in the Ashanti Region of...

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...

From Hospital Visits to Health: Dina’s Story

From Hospital Visits to Health: Dina’s Story

Dina was being treated repeatedly at a Health Center in Cruz Verde, Nicaragua for malnutrition and low hemoglobin test numbers. Even after...