Stories of 2017

Self Help AfricaFeatured, News


This year, you have helped us to support more than 1.6 million of smallholder farmers across sub-Saharan Africa. We look back at the farmers’ stories that marked the year.

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Annual Christmas Lunch 2017

Self Help AfricaEvents, News


Join us on Saturday 25th November for our Annual Christmas Lunch in Eden Restaurant. Enjoy a delicious meal and a fabulous raffle while raising funds for a good cause.

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Support us this festive season

Self Help AfricaFeatured, News

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The festive season has started at Gorta-Self Help Africa, with close to 2,000 supporters expected to get involved in various fundraising events throughout the months of November and December.

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Pass-on livestock scheme improves lives

Self Help AfricaAgriculture & Nutrition, News, Zambia


Christine and Timothy Mtonga know that the simple act of giving can go a long way to changing someone’s life. A decade ago they received seven goats from Self Help Africa. Since then their income and nutrition has improved and, thanks to the pass-on scheme, other households in their village are now experiencing change in their lives too.

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