Meaning of self-helping in English:

self-helping

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfˈhɛlpɪŋ/

adjective

  • Offering or providing help to oneself, without external assistance or support.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881), author, biographer, and historian. From self- + helping, after self-help.