The U.S. awarded the Gweru Residents Forum (GRF) a $13,782 Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Fund grant to establish a poultry rearing project for six benefiting 480 women and their households. GRF will also construct toilets in a high-density suburb to improve sanitation.
Source: Gweru Residents Forum
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Please follow all instructions below. This Self-Help fund provides small, short-term grants one year to community groups that are working to improve the basic economic and social conditions of their villages or communities. Special consideration will be given to projects which: Support high impact, quick implementation activities that benefit a large number of people within one year without requiring further SSH assistance Are within the ability of the local community to operate and maintain Are not in any way initiating, continuing, or supplementing technical assistance programs Are a direct response to the initiative and aspirations of the local community Ensure broadly accessible, reliable, and economically sustainable water and sanitation services for health, security, and prosperity not issues directly relating to agriculture or household level Assist special populations which may be vulnerable or at-risk on a temporary or chronic basis such as the disabled, orphans, children and at-risk youth, ethnic minorities, the elderly, female heads of households, or other socially excluded groups Provide social assistance B.