A boy at school enjoying the new water Marta, CAPS treasurer, with the CTI-8 chlorinator Harvin, CAPS president Water storage in El Rotulo

Self-Help International

Org #1355 Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1959
year founded
$171,001
raised on GlobalGiving
8
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...

Project Leaders
Nora Tobin
Nora Tobin
Susan Cornforth
Susan Cornforth
Jacqueline Steinkamp
Jacqueline Steinkamp
Team
Nora Tobin, Jorge L Campos Solis, Benjamin Kusi
Organization Information
703 Second Ave NW
Waverly, IA 50677
United States
319-352-4040

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0895764890
Organization Information
703 Second Ave NW
Waverly, IA 50677
United States
319-352-4040

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0895764890

Project Reports

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Jun 21, 2018
A Tough Start
Tears ran down Sherrifatu’s cheeks as she shared her story. She is a 30 year-old Togolese woman from Lomé. At age 15 she migrated with her mother to Ghana and settled in the Ashanti...
Jun 12, 2018
No Longer Forced to Save Rainwater in El Rotulo
For many years, Nueva Armenia was a rural, agricultural community that was a 10 kilometer distance by horse (or by foot for the less fortunate) from the Los Chiles community where they would go to...
Jun 6, 2018
Teamwork Brings Ovens to La Venada
Antolin and Bertha are from La Venada, a small community located 27 kms away from Self-Help’s office in Quinta Lidia, Nicaragua. After word of mouth spread that elf-Help was teaching families to...
 
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