ABIDJAN – The United States Embassy is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help program. The seven projects chosen will receive funding worth $54,000. The projects funded by this program will support community development throughout Côte d’Ivoire. Communities receiving funds through the Ambassador’s Special Self-Help Program are required to contribute in-kind to the funded project by providing support such as labor or materials. Since 1982, the U.S. Embassy has provided over two million dollars through the Special Self-Help Program to assist rural communities in Côte d’Ivoire.