Empower 600 Women in Ghana with Microcredit Loans Saudatu in her shop. Yessenia's plants. Yessenia and her garden.

Self-Help International

Org #1355
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
1959
year founded
$292,964
raised on GlobalGiving
11
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 (15)

 
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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
Organization Information
207 20th ST NW
Suite A
Waverly, IA 50677
United States
319-352-4040

Project Reports

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Jul 15, 2021
Saudatu Gets a Second Chance at Doing Business
45-year-old Saudatu is a mother of six from Beposo, a small community in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. She is a business owner and a farmer, and she owns both a cocoa farm and a cattle herd. In 2010,...
Jul 6, 2021
Yessenia's Sewing Business is Helping Her Work Toward Her Dreams
42-year-old Yessenia is a friendly and loving woman who enjoys supporting her community, Nueva Jerusalem, Nicaragua. She is a member of the Evangelical Church and oversees the children’s...
Jun 28, 2021
Farmer Leaders in Nicaragua Help Their 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...
 
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