Notice of Funding Opportunity: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund

The U.S. Embassy in Kigali of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to support their local communities by: 1) providing assistive services to people with disabilities, 2) improving access to clean water, or 3) strengthening income-generating activities by using innovative products (high-tech ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks for the Special Self Help Fund Grant Signing

Good afternoon. Thank you for joining me here today for the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund Grant Signing Ceremony .  I want to thank Mr. Apollo Munanura, Director General for the Rwanda Cooperative Agency for being here today.  I am excited to join with you as we welcome nine (9) new cooperatives to the list of 171 Self-Help grant recipients since 1999.  These ...
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Special Self-Help Fund Grant Signing Ceremony

On Tuesday, September 20, the U.S. Embassy awarded nine grants to cooperatives in Rwanda totaling $50,000 (40 million RWF).  These grants, made possible by the U.S. Department of State Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Fund, aim to support projects that are initiated at the community level, encourage community participation, and improve living conditions in the community. ...
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