Self-Help International

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...

Pouring seed corn into barrel to be treated

Pouring seed corn into barrel to be treated
Photo from Progress Report '10 Farmers to Plant QPM Seed Corn this Season' (view small | med | large | orig)

Isidro & sons stand amidst their treated seed corn

Isidro & sons stand amidst their treated seed corn
Photo from Progress Report '10 Farmers to Plant QPM Seed Corn this Season' (view small | med | large | orig)

Heliodora started a bakery with her improved oven

Heliodora started a bakery with her improved oven
Heliodora uses her profits to support her grandchildren (view small | med | large | orig)

From one farmer to another

From one farmer to another
Lifelong farmer Kelly (Iowa) talks with lifelong farmer Alfredo (Nicaragua) about soil conservation and improving corn yields (view small | med | large | orig)

Self-Help helped us achieve self-sufficiency

Self-Help helped us achieve self-sufficiency
Lydia uncovered her talents as a seamstress thanks to Self-Help's microcredit program. Nelly gets breakfast at school each day, and Lydia is proud that she can now provide for Nelly at home each night (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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