Institutional Member: Self Help Africa
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Self Help Africa (SHA) was formed in the mid-1980s in response to the same devastating famines that prompted the Live Aid movement. Self Help Africa’s vision is a rural Africa free from hunger and poverty. For SHA agriculture is the only means of escaping poverty for 80% of children, women and men living in Africa. All of their projects intend to meet the needs of the local community; beginning with understanding their ideas, their needs and their capacities.
Across Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Togo, Uganda and Zambia SHA staff are working in villages alongside known and trusted local partner organisations to share skills and knowledge; invest in appropriate technologies and facilitate collective action in drinking and irrigation water access; in seed production; sustainable agriculture; agroforestry and livestock management; viable rural enterprises and local level advocacy and governance. SHA's work is supported by offices in Ireland, the UK and the US. To find out more about SHA, please click here or visit their you tube video channel
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