Self-Help International

Self-Help International (SHI) devotes its efforts to alleviating world hunger and poverty by providing opportunities to rural citizens that ultimately lead to self-reliance. Since its inception, Self-Help has served as a vessel; training, education, and opportunities are provided to rural citizens and whole communities in developing countries so that they can have better lives. MISSION STATEMENT: To alleviate hunger by helping people help themselves. SELF-HELP'S INITIATIVE Educate: We educate the people of the United States to understand the problems of life in developing countries particularly the awareness of the perpetual struggle by millions to produce and distribute food to battle p...

Growing Up

Growing Up
Photo from Progress Report 'Upwards and Outwards: Abraham's Evident Progress' (view small | med | large | orig)

Abraham 2010

Abraham 2010
Photo from Progress Report 'Upwards and Outwards: Abraham's Evident Progress' (view small | med | large | orig)

Abraham 2012

Abraham 2012
Photo from Progress Report 'Upwards and Outwards: Abraham's Evident Progress' (view small | med | large | orig)

Sorted by Hand

Sorted by Hand
Without micro loans and proper equipment, women are forced to sort kernel seeds by hand- making for tiring and tedious work. (view small | med | large | orig)

Hand-Crafted and Happy

Hand-Crafted and Happy
Made by hand, the pots are constructed by the dozens every day and sold to local and regional shopkeepers. With micro loans, women have been able to diversify their pots and increase profit to invest into their cooperatives and their children's education. (view small | med | large | orig)

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