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Sewing masks by hand. Sewing masks by hand. The Teen Girls Club makes masks! Cruz Verde community members.

Self-Help International

Org #1355
Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Site Visit Verified
1959
year founded
$257,776
raised on GlobalGiving
10
years fundraising
6
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)

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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Jun 1, 2020
Teaching Girls to Sew Face Masks in the Midst of COVID-19
Self-Help International's Teen Girls Club started in the Ashanti Region of Ghana in 2016 with the purpose of empowering young girls to get a senior high school and college education and to be...
May 20, 2020
Guillermo and Alejandra are Community Activists for Clean Water
64-year-old Guillermo serves as the Water and Sanitation Committee (CAPS) maintenance technician for his community, Cruz Verde, which is 25 km (approx. 15 mi) from the Self-Help International...
May 8, 2020
Vivian: A Mother, a Business Owner, and a Community Leader
We're celebrating mothers this Mother's Day, and we wanted to share this story about Vivan, an ambitious and passionate mother, business owner, and community leader.  Happy Mother's Day to all of...
 
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