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Zenaida’s Children Brag That Their Mother is a Businesswoman with Self-Help International

By Yolanda Fletes – Women’s Empowerment Program Officer 30-year-old Zenaida lives with her four young children in Laurel Galán, Nicaragua....

Eva Learns the Value (and the Challenges) of Raising Chickens

By Ebenezer Osei Jones – Graduate Entrepreneurship Program Manager Poultry, particularly chickens, is commonly kept by 90–95% of the households...

Bio-fortified Bean Distribution Marks a New Chapter in Self-Help’s Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition

By Jorge Campos Solis, Country Director, Self-Help Nicaragua and Jerry Perkins, member of the board of directors, Self-Help International This...

Tijani Increases Yield in Ghana

  TIJANI INCREASED YIELD THROUGH THE ADOPTION OF IMPROVED FARMING TECHNOLOGIES AND AGRONOMIC PRACTICES. By Emmanuel Obiri Laryea – Agriculture...

The 2019-2020 Cohort of “Agripreneurs” is Off to a Solid Start

By Ebenezer Jones – Graduate Entrepreneurship Program Manager Graduate unemployment has become a major developmental challenge in Ghana, posing a...

Community Leaders are the Strongest Agents for Change

This report was written by Latin America Program Specialist, Katie Seifert, following her October 2019 trip to Nicaragua. The Self-Help...

Maralexia Takes a Leap of Faith with a New Oven

By Yolanda Fletes – Micro-Credit Program Officer   Maralexia is an entrepreneur and root vegetable producer from La Venada, a...

Reflections on lessons learned – stories from SHI Agripreneurs

Reflections on lessons learned – stories from SHI Agripreneurs

Entering the World as New Agripreneurs Ghana’s newest agricultural entrepreneurs – “agripreneurs” – were honored at a graduation ceremony last...

El Juste Farmers See the Benefits of QPM Seed and New Farming Methods

El Juste Farmers See the Benefits of QPM Seed and New Farming Methods

By Jorge L. Campos S. and Rodolfo Hernandez – Nicaragua Country Director & Ag Program Officer Maize producers in the...

Sometimes Rabbits Need Parenting Lessons, Too

  By Emmanuel Obiri Laryea – Agriculture & Entrepreneurship Program Officer Rabbit farming is a profitable business venture that is...

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