Our Stories

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...

A Single Mother’s Refuge

A Single Mother’s Refuge

By Jesse Jackson Sarkodie, Nutrition Program Officer Janet (8) and her sister Abigail (6) live with their mom, Grace, in...

Learning by Doing: Rosa’s Story

Learning by Doing: Rosa’s Story

My name is Rosa Candida Sequeira. I am from the Laurel Galán community, located 3 kms from the Self-Help International...

Using Instant Messaging Technology to Share Information with Corn Producers in Nicaragua

Using Instant Messaging Technology to Share Information with Corn Producers in Nicaragua

By Jorge Luis Campos Solis, SHI Nicaragua Country Director. Translated and edited by William Edwards, SHI Board member, and Caroline Scott,...

School Supplies Last a Semester; Micro-Loans Last a Lifetime

School Supplies Last a Semester; Micro-Loans Last a Lifetime

To help a child out this school year, consider providing a $75 loan to their mom. The school year is...

Taking Their Skills to the Next Level

Taking Their Skills to the Next Level

In February, our Nicaragua Training Center hosted three sessions in the “Dr. Dale Harpstead Classroom”, one training for each program:...

Three Fresh Graduates Get an Exceptional Opportunity for Agribusiness Success

Three Fresh Graduates Get an Exceptional Opportunity for Agribusiness Success

“This is a great opportunity for potential entrepreneurs. In fact, it is the best thing to ever happen to a...

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...

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