our work


in Africa

working with rural communities across Africa



Self Help Africa works in nine countries across sub-saharan Africa, tackling poverty and improving the lives of local communities. The organization works both with its own African staff, and through local partners to undertake a range of integrated development programs amongst rural communities.

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Uganda



Self Help Africa has been implementing agriculture and rural development projects in Uganda for close to 20 years.

Uganda profile
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Malawi



Landlocked Malawi is among the world’s poorest countries. Up to 85% of the population dependent on agriculture for food and livelihoods.

Malawi profile
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Kenya



In Kenya we work with farmers and farmer groups to address issues of food security and nutrition, and to help link farmers to markets.

Kenya profile
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West Africa



Living in arid regions on the edge of the Sahara desert, farmers in West Africa are on the front line in the fight against climate change.

West Africa profile
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Zambia



Despite being politically stable and having vast agricultural potential, two-thirds of Zambia’s 14 million people live below the poverty line.

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Ethiopia



Ethiopia remains one of Africa’s poorest nations, with a third of the population living below the poverty line.

Ethiopia profile