Support 30 Women in Ullo to Increase Crop Yield Stop 368 Teen Girls in Ghana from Missing School Improve Nicaraguan Farmers Nutrition & Incomes SHI: Safe Drinking Water for 20,000 Rural Families

Self-Help International

Org #1355
Vetted since 2009 Site Visit Verified
1959
year founded
$382,201
raised on GlobalGiving
14
years fundraising
7
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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
Jessica Crawford
Jessica Crawford
Lucia Vega
Lucia Vega
Kassi Bailey
Kassi Bailey
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
Organization Information
207 20th ST NW
Suite A
Waverly, IA 50677
United States
319-352-4040

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

SHI Commitment to the Purification of Water in Las Maravillas

By Orlando Jose Montiel Salas | Clean Water Program Officer

Las Maravillas is a rural community that had a serious water quality problem until Self-Help Nicaragua was able to install a chlorination system that purified the water. In addition to installing... Read the full report ›

Empowering Ghana's Youth: Cultivating a Brighter Future

By Ernestina Esinam Glikpo | Communications Manager

  Self-Help International’s Agriculture and Entrepreneurship Development (AED) program trains farmers on improved agronomic practices and post-harvest management. Farmers are trained on how... Read the full report ›

A Mother's Journey to Educate Her Daughter

By Ernestina Esinam Glikpo | Communications Manager

In the Juaben community in the Ashanti Region of Ghana lived Abena. At 55, Abena had a big dream: to give her daughter a good education. She knew this was the key to a better future. However, finances... Read the full report ›
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