Teen Girls Club

Mercy Transforms Passion in to Profit

By Victoria Yamson – Program Coordinator Mercy was the only girl from Bedabour, a community in the Ashanti region of...

Micro-Loans Change Lives of Women in Ghana and Nicaragua

“Empowered women empower women” Self-Help has been devoted to alleviating hunger in Ghana and Nicaragua, and for the past three...

Sarah shares her story, arms dangling around her sister

Teen Girls Club Gives Hope, Opportunity to Moms and Daughters in Bedaabour

“Oh, don’t be shy,” he told her. Then after some nervous laughter, she spoke clearly: “My name is Sarah. I...

Teen Girls Club Leaves No Girl Behind: Salamatu’s Story

By: Victoria Yamson, Program Coordinator The Self-Help International Teen Girls Club tries to ensure as many Ghanaian girls as possible...

Vera’s Story, Moving Forward to Senior High School

Vera Boamah, now in her first year of senior high school at Wesley High School in the town of Bekwai,...

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

A Stitch in Time Saves Nine

By Patience Obour, Ghana Micro-credit Program Officer In rural Ghana, it is a common sight to see school children in...

Dora Discovers the Merits of Drinking Clean Water

Dora Discovers the Merits of Drinking Clean Water

“My science teacher told me that it’s dangerous to drink water from River Offin. He said that if we consume...

25 Miles Away from Her Dreams

25 Miles Away from Her Dreams

Six months ago, Farida, 18, started her first day of high school. It was a dream come true. She did...

Partnering for Healthier, Hunger-Free Communities

Partnering for Healthier, Hunger-Free Communities

By August 2017, Self-Help International Teen Girls Club had been operational for a year with a goal helping teen girls...

Gifty’s Gift of Health

Gifty’s Gift of Health

“I am thankful to SHI for the gift of national health insurance. With this I can visit the clinic and...

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