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Engaging a Community through Stove Building

Engaging a Community through Stove Building

by Yolanda Fletes & Edelia Cruz Torres – Micro-Credit Program Officers It has been a busy few months for Self-Help’s...

A Thankful Heart

A Thankful Heart

In Beposo, Ghana, a woman stands beaming in front of her newly built, brightly painted provisions store, the shelves fully...

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...

Hope for the Incarcerated

Hope for the Incarcerated

Amanfrom Prison Camp is a minimum security prison for convicts who have less than a year to complete their sentences....

So you have clean water. What now?

So you have clean water. What now?

Give a community a clean water chlorinator, they’ll drink for a month. Teach a community to organize and they’ll drink...

Educating Nicaragua’s Farm Families

Educating Nicaragua’s Farm Families

When we welcome guests to our training sessions, we always share the idea that insanity is doing the same thing...

Abdullai and Fatia’s Journey to a Better Life

Abdullai and Fatia’s Journey to a Better Life

Abdullai and his wife, Fatia, are a young couple who have faced struggles well beyond their years. The couple started...

Nobody Likes Diarrhea (Seriously)

Nobody Likes Diarrhea (Seriously)

After a sweltering day spent working on a farm, Julio heads home longing for a cool drink of water. The...

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