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...

Value Addition: Preserving Vegetables by Pickling

Value Addition: Preserving Vegetables by Pickling
Two boys and their mother spend a Saturday at the Training Center, where they work as a family to learn how to pickle vegetables for preservation. Pickles sell at a higher price at the local market. (view small | med | large | orig)

Demonstration Plot: Gardening with Drip Irrigation

Demonstration Plot: Gardening with Drip Irrigation
Women and children learn the benefits of using drip irrigation in their own home gardens (view small | med | large | orig)

Hygentist Carlos learning about new technology

Hygentist Carlos learning about new technology
Photo from Progress Report 'Water quality improved in four communities' (view small | med | large | orig)

CAPS members from Cruz Verde

CAPS members from Cruz Verde
Photo from Progress Report 'Water quality improved in four communities' (view small | med | large | orig)

Training and presentations at training center

Training and presentations at training center
Photo from Progress Report 'Water quality improved in four communities' (view small | med | large | orig)
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