Small Grants Program

The Ambassador Special Self-Help Program

The United States Embassy in Luanda offers one small grants program, the Special Self Help SSH.  Under the SSH the Embassy Luanda has funded irrigation systems, agricultural cooperatives, school construction, health programs, and training in marketable skills such as culinary and tailoring programs, as well as agricultural training in the use of tools, small animal husbandry and cultivation techniques.  Projects have also benefited disadvantaged groups such as orphans and those with physical disabilities.  Since 1998, the Embassy Self Help program has provided more than $353,650 for 49 projects in 12 provinces of Angola.

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