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PICS sacs. Emmanuel at the training center. At the farm. Installing a chlorinator in a water system.

Self-Help International

Org #1355
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1959
year founded
$238,864
raised on GlobalGiving
10
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 (15)

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
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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0895764890
Organization Information
207 20th ST NW
Suite A
Waverly, IA 50677
United States
319-352-4040

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0895764890

Project Reports

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Jan 10, 2020
How Tijani Increased Yields Through Adopting Improved Farming Methods
Self-Help International operates in the mostly rural Ashanti region of Ghana where a high proportion of households consist of farmers who are dependent on agriculture as a primary source of food and...
Jan 6, 2020
Innovating Water Chlorination in Nicaragua
It's been seven years since the implementation of Self-Help International’s Clean Water Program in Nicaragua, which has brought simple, understandable, and efficient chlorination technology...
Dec 26, 2019
The 2019-2020 Cohort of "Agripreneurs" are Off to a Solid Start
Graduate unemployment has become a major developmental challenge in Ghana, posing a threat to national security. This unfortunate phenomenon is not only the result of the inability of already existing...
 
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