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Bedaabour teen girls playing soccer. Hawa selling popcorn. Hawa. The Las Bellezas water system.

Self-Help International

Org #1355
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1959
year founded
$227,026
raised on GlobalGiving
10
years fundraising
6
projects funded

Mission

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 batt... read more

Projects (14)

End Malnutrition for 600 Children in Ghana
Ghana / Children
Feed Malnourished Nicaraguan Preschoolers
Nicaragua / Children
Clean water for 550 people in Villa Alvarez
Nicaragua / Health
Clean water for 1,020 people in Providencia
Nicaragua / Health
 
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Project Leaders
Nora Tobin
Nora Tobin
Susan Cornforth
Susan Cornforth
Megan Sehr
Megan Sehr
Jessica Crawford
Jessica Crawford
Katie Seifert
Katie Seifert
Team
Nora Tobin, Jorge L Campos Solis, Benjamin Kusi
Organization Information
207 20th ST NW
Suite A
Waverly, IA 50677
United States
319-352-4040

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0895764890
Organization Information
207 20th ST NW
Suite A
Waverly, IA 50677
United States
319-352-4040

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0895764890

Project Reports

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Nov 13, 2019
Sometimes Good Things Take Time
There's a chance to increase your impact for GivingTuesday on Dec. 3! Scroll down to learn more! This article was written by a Teen Girls Club support staff member, Bridget Gyamfi, a National...
Nov 6, 2019
"I feel motivated to continue working to improve the water in my community thanks to Self-Help."
 47-year-old Arle has lived in the community of Las Bellezas, Nicaragua for more than 25 years. He and his wife have two sons and a daughter. He is currently the president of the Water and...
Oct 21, 2019
Reflections from the first class of Agripreneurs
Ghana’s newest agricultural entrepreneurs - “agripreneurs” - were honored at a graduation ceremony last month in Nkawie, a small, rural community in central Ghana. After graduating...
 
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