Timeabu

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...

Medical Crisis Threatens to End Children’s Education

Medical Crisis Threatens to End Children’s Education

“One of the best things to happen to me and my family is the SHI school feeding program. There is...

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...

“Koko helps kill our hunger”

“Koko helps kill our hunger”

“Some children have to walk 8 kilometers [5 miles] to come to school in the morning,” the Headmaster told me....

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...

Wow! You’re Amazing!

Wow! You’re Amazing!

In just the last two weeks, you’ve empowered 70 girls in Ghana to stay in school and escape the cycle of poverty...

Timeabu Teens: When we got our periods, we used to go hungry

Timeabu Teens: When we got our periods, we used to go hungry

“Having the Days for Girls kits saves us money,” Mariatu said. “Yes,” Windolina chimed in, “I used to have to...

Akosua demonstrates creativity in her business

Akosua demonstrates creativity in her business

Meet Akosua, a thirty-eight year old woman from Timeabu, a village of about 500 people in the Ashanti region of...

Entire Village Gathers to Inaugurate Teen Girls Clubs

September 23, 2016 was a truly special day. After months of organizing girls, listening to their needs and challenges, and...

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