Beekeeping suits young farming couple

Self Help Africafeatured, News, Uganda

Evalyne and Tito

Married as teens, Evalyne (28) and 30-year old Tito have been working side by side on their farm for the past decade. Parents of four young children, supporting the family on a just a small parcel of land in rural Uganda hasn’t always been easy – yet they have managed, together.

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Irish Adventurers on Unprecedented Swim

Self Help Africafeatured, News


Seasoned Irish adventurers David Burns and Maghnus Collins will be sticking close to home for their next expedition in aid of Self Help Africa, but that doesn’t mean it won’t be one of their toughest challenges yet. Starting this summer, the pair will begin an unprecedented swim around the entire island of Ireland.

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Quarter million use farm phone service

Self Help AfricaEnterprise Development, featured, Malawi, News

phone 650

A mobile phone information service established by Self Help Africa in 2014 to provide timely information to rural poor farmers, has been used almost a quarter of a million times within its start. Launched in Malawi late last year, the ‘321’ voice activated service provides subscribers to the country’s largest mobile phone network with a suite of farm information services that they can access at the push of a button.

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