ARAHA’s programs are all guided by a desire to create viable pathways to opportunity and economic independence for families in the Horn. Projects in the self-reliance program area specifically encourage and support the entrepreneurial thinking and community solutions of ARAHA beneficiaries by providing them with the tools they need to thrive.

Self-reliance Projects


Family shelter

Self-reliance is, in many ways, a reflection of stability, and ARAHA’s self-reliance programs seek to cultivate that sense of Read more


Micro finance

Many of the best projects to promote self-reliance in the Horn are the result of new ideas or creative Read more


Donkey cart

In a region where transportation options are often limited and prohibitively expensive, small carts attached to donkeys offer an Read more


Dairy cow

Grounded in similar logic to the dairy goat program, ARAHA’s evolving dairy cow program is an exciting and innovative Read more


Dairy goat

One of ARAHA’s longest running and most successful programs, the dairy goat program helps struggling families to supplement their Read more