Children playing in Boca de Sabalos. Installing the chlorinator in Boca de Sabalos. Boca de Sabalos' contaminated water sample. Eugenia serving fresh juice made with clean water.

Self-Help International

Org #1355
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1959
year founded
$207,801
raised on GlobalGiving
9
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

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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Mar 19, 2019
The Community of Boca de Sabalos Can Drink Water Straight from the Tap
Boca de Sábalos is the main community of the El Castillo municipality in Rio San Juan, and it’s located 48 km (29 mi) from Self-Help International’s training center in Quinta Lidia....
Mar 15, 2019
Teen Girls Club Gives Hope to Moms and Daughters
“Oh, don’t be shy,” he told her. Then after some nervous laughter, she spoke clearly: “My name is Sarah. I learned so many things from Teen Girls [Club]. I learned how to...
Mar 7, 2019
Persevering On, Making History: Khadija's Story
Khadija is a 17-year-old girl from Timeabu, a village located in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. The community has a population of about 600, which includes the small settlements surrounding the village....
 
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