Our Stories

Commuting to Success

Commuting to Success

Adriana with her new and improved oven I am writing to you today about Adriana because she is an outstanding...

Why Invest in Teen Girls?

Why Invest in Teen Girls?

Who is the most important woman in your life? Your mother? Your grandmother? Your daughter? Your sister? Your spouse? What...

Creating enterprises, ensuring sustainability

At Self-Help, we’re all about helping people help themselves. So after we heard from the girls that they definitely liked...

Timeabu Teens: When we got our periods, we used to go hungry

Timeabu Teens: When we got our periods, we used to go hungry

“Having the Days for Girls kits saves us money,” Mariatu said. “Yes,” Windolina chimed in, “I used to have to...

Hatching New Ideas: The Young Entrepreneur from La Rampla

Hatching New Ideas: The Young Entrepreneur from La Rampla

This year, we started our training sessions early at the Fred Strohbehn Training Center in Nicaragua to get a head start...

Anabel with her thank you note to donors

Meet Anabel: Ochomogo’s Newest Restaurant Owner

“Thanks to Self-Help International and its program for helping us to work. We feel very thankful for this great opportunity...

The Resources & Tools to Transform Meilly’s Life

An update from Nicaragua Micro-Credit Officer, Yolanda Fletes: I am proud to share that we welcomed 8 more women entreprenuers...

Clean Water Saves on Healthcare Costs for Rural Nicaraguans

Mexico is a rural community, considered a semi-urban settlement by the city hall of the municipality of San Carlos, located...

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