Engineering firm back Kenya youth training project

Self Help AfricaKenya, News


Executives of the international engineering solutions company, Designer Group, formally launched a partnership with Self Help Africa to develop a youth training programme and increase access to employment opportunities for 200 youths in Kisumu County, Kenya. The firm, which employs more than 1,100 staff in the design, supply and installation … Read More

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Changing to Self Help Africa

Self Help AfricaNews


Dear Supporter, from the beginning of May we are changing our name, to simply ‘Self Help Africa’. This makes better sense of who we are and what we do in the countries where we work. And the time is right to do this. Gorta and Self Help Africa merged in 2014.  … Read More

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Students exhibit science projects

Self Help AfricaDevelopment Education, Featured, News

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Scientific solutions to some of the biggest global development challenges were the focus of a recent showcase hosted by Self Help Africa and Irish Aid. The annual science for development event brought together more than a dozen leading student projects from this year’s BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Representatives … Read More

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Rural Women: Remoteness, Rights and Violence

Self Help AfricaGender, News


We are a member of the Irish Consortium on Gender Based Violence (ICGBV), alongside Ireland’s leading international development organisations, which works collectively and with others in striving to eliminate gender based violence (GBV) in humanitarian and international development contexts. We are proud to support and to be featured in the most recent … Read More

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