Join Self-Help for a Week to Alleviate Hunger


Double your impact during the Week to Alleviate Hunger!

During the Week to Alleviate Hunger, a group of Self-Help International supporters are offering a 100% match on gifts made to Self-Help! The gift match will be available starting at 8:00 AM CT on Mon., Mar. 22 until 11:59 PM CT on Fri., Mar. 26, or until matching funds run out. Mailed gifts can be sent to 207 20th St. NW Suite A, Waverly, IA 50677 and must be postmarked by Fri., Mar. 26. Gifts can also be made online or by calling 319-352-4040.

If your gift will arrive after Fri., Mar 26, please let Susan Cornforth know by calling 319-352-4040 or sending her an email at

Register below for the virtual coffee hour event with exciting news about big changes coming in Ghana!

Thursday, March 25
9:00 AM CT – 10:00 AM CT
$15 per screen

Optional: Add on a breakfast kit from The Wild Carrot in Waverly!

For $9, you can choose a breakfast option of a quiche, a cinnamon roll, or a piece of coffee cake and a choice of coffee, hot tea, or decaf coffee to drink.

Pick up will be available starting at 8:15 AM at The Wild Carrot located at 215 E Bremer Ave, Waverly, IA 50677. If you have any issues with pickup, you can call The Wild Carrot at (319) 352-2215. If you have any questions about ordering, please contact Susan Cornforth at Self-Help by calling 319-352-4040 or emailing her at

Proceeds from the session go to Self-Help’s programs in Ghana and Nicaragua, and proceeds from the breakfast kits go to support The Wild Carrot as a local Waverly business and Self-Help’s programs in Ghana and Nicaragua.

Please scroll down for details about the free evening program.

Brief Evening Program
Free to attend

Thursday, March 25
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
With video messages from Country Directors Benjamin Kusi and Jorge Campos reflecting on accomplishments from 2020 and what’s ahead in 2021.



Shop the Self-Help online marketplace here!

The online marketplace is available starting Wed., Mar. 17 until Fri., Mar. 26 and features beautiful quilts made from Ghanaian fabric, unique handmade accessories and home goods from Ghana, experiences to enjoy with your friends and more!

Items are available for in-person pickup with appointment the week of March 29 from Self-Help International’s Waverly office at 207 20th St. NW Ste A, Waverly, IA 50677. To coordinate a time to pick up your item, please contact Susan Cornforth at or 319-352-4040. Pickup options are available M-F, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

For orders outside of the Cedar Valley area, please select the shipping option for $8.50.

Thank you to our sponsors!