A mended uniform Sherifa mending clothes Example of a torn uniform Sherifa

Self-Help International

Org #1355
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1959
year founded
$177,187
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

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
Jacqueline Steinkamp
Jacqueline Steinkamp
Caroline Scott
Caroline Scott
Team
Nora Tobin, Jorge L Campos Solis, Benjamin Kusi
Organization Information
http://www.selfhelpinternational.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
207 20th ST NW
Suite A
Waverly, IA 50677
United States
319-352-4040

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0895764890
Organization Information
http://www.selfhelpinternational.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
207 20th ST NW
Suite A
Waverly, IA 50677
United States
319-352-4040

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0895764890

Project Reports

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Aug 14, 2018
A Stitch in Time Saves Nine
In rural Ghana, it is a common sight to see school children in torn uniforms. Some of the uniforms are torn due to aging, others by accident as the children play. Most parents struggle to afford two...
Aug 6, 2018
A Single Mother's Refuge
Janet (8) and her sister Abigail (6) live with their mom, Grace, in Beposo in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region. Though their mother never attended school herself, she vows to give...
Jul 23, 2018
Using Instant Messaging Technology to Share Information with Corn Producers in Nicaragua
Translated and edited by William Edwards, SHI Board member, and Caroline Scott, SHI Communications and Development Officer. Editor’s note: For the past several months political unrest...
 
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