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...

Abass inside the incubation house

Abass inside the incubation house
Abass started his own mushroom business after taking classes at the training center. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women proudly display their savings accounts

Women proudly display their savings accounts
Women from Kwaso village proudly show off the bank ledgers demonstrating that they have active savings accounts. Microloans lead to increased profits and more secure financial future. (view small | med | large | orig)

Women in Kwaso village process gari into cassava

Women in Kwaso village process gari into cassava
Working in the glaring heat over hot fires, women in Kwaso village process cassava, a root tuber, into gari for sale at the market. They seeks a loan to mechanize the process and work in shade. (view small | med | large | orig)

Justice, center manager, speaks to students.

Justice, center manager, speaks to students.
Photo from Progress Report 'Local students visit training center' (view small | med | large | orig)

Students learn about composting

Students learn about composting
Photo from Progress Report 'Local students visit training center' (view small | med | large | orig)

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