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...

Marlon Zelaya's 2,600 gallon water storage tank

Marlon Zelaya's 2,600 gallon water storage tank
Photo from Progress Report 'Finally! Safe drinking water for school children in Marlon Zelaya!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Jairo installing the new CTI-8 system in the tank

Jairo installing the new CTI-8 system in the tank
Photo from Progress Report 'Finally! Safe drinking water for school children in Marlon Zelaya!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Emmanuel's experimental production

Emmanuel's experimental production
Photo from Progress Report 'Nkontomire named the District's Best School in Agriculture at National Farmers Day' (view small | med | large | orig)

Emmanuel receiving his award

Emmanuel receiving his award
Photo from Progress Report 'Nkontomire named the District's Best School in Agriculture at National Farmers Day' (view small | med | large | orig)

Learning practical skills

Learning practical skills
Through the teens club, girls learn practical skills such as beading, knitting, and soap making so they have their own source of income and aren't dependent on predatory men (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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