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...

Learning about womens health in their own language

Learning about womens health in their own language
Victoria and Margy teach girls about puberty and their changing bodies, answer questions about hygiene, discuss how to wash the "Days for Girls" kits - with proper care, they'll last 3 years! (view small | med | large | orig)

Bedabour village Teen Girls Club Leadership

Bedabour village Teen Girls Club Leadership
Each village has a leadership team including a president, vice president, secretary and treasurer to help the girls develop leadership skills. A woman in the micro-credit program serves as a mentor. (view small | med | large | orig)

Testing the water

Testing the water
(view small | med | large | orig)

Recycled items used to reduce costs

Recycled items used to reduce costs
Photo from Progress Report 'The Resources & Tools to Transform Meilly's Life' (view small | med | large | orig)

Pig pen built by Meilly & her family

Pig pen built by Meilly & her family
Photo from Progress Report 'The Resources & Tools to Transform Meilly's Life' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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