Our Stories

A Tough Start

A Tough Start

Tears ran down Sherrifatu’s cheeks as she shared her story. She is a 30 year-old Togolese woman from Lomé. At...

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...

No Longer Forced to Save Rainwater in El Rótulo

No Longer Forced to Save Rainwater in El Rótulo

For many years, Nueva Armenia was a rural, agricultural community that was a 10 kilometer distance by horse (or by...

Teamwork Brings Ovens to La Venada

Teamwork Brings Ovens to La Venada

“My wife could have her own oven and wouldn’t have to go to other houses to rent one, which means...

Introducing Double Row Corn Technology to Nicaragua’s Farmers

Introducing Double Row Corn Technology to Nicaragua’s Farmers

By Jorge Campos Solis – Country Program Director Farmers evaluate the double groove application Technification, innovation, invention or topological designs...

“We are happy, because now, we are drinking pure water”

“We are happy, because now, we are drinking pure water”

    La Venada No. 2, also knowns as La Venada Arriba, is a rural community of San Carlos municipality...

Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children

Self-Help International has been instrumental in starting feeding programs in primary schools in rural villages in the Ashanti Region of...

In Their Own Words: What Economic Empowerment Means to Women in Nkawie

In Their Own Words: What Economic Empowerment Means to Women in Nkawie

Last month, we shared with you how we’re getting creative to listen to the needs of the women we serve...

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