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Self-Help International

Org #1355
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1959
year founded
$343,975
raised on GlobalGiving
13
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

Projects (14)

 
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Project Leaders
Nora Tobin
Nora Tobin
Susan Cornforth
Susan Cornforth
Rose Dougan
Rose Dougan
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:

Aug 16, 2022
Maralexia builds business thanks to SHI
Maralexia is an entrepreneur and root vegetable producer from La Venada, a community situated 28 kilometers (17 miles) from San Carlos. One day, a local community leader invited Maralexia to a...
Aug 16, 2022
Helping Neighbors Obtain Production Loans
The mission of Self-Help International is to, “Alleviate hunger by helping people to help themselves.”  In Nicaragua, Self-Help has adopted a three-pronged approach to assist farmers...
Aug 15, 2022
Calculating Water Rates With SHI
Over the years, Los Angeles CAPS President Geovany and Treasurer Arlen have worked very hard to administer and ensure the sustainability of the Los Angeles water system in their area. Self-Help...
 
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