13 pilas and 8 latrines

Project: Construction of 13 Pilas and 8 Latrines
Submitted : February 18, 2015
Solicitor: Local Church, Brazos Para Amar y Restaurar (Arms to Love and Restore)
Location: Lomas del Aguila, Gualala, Santa Barbara, Honduras.

Project Justification: Why do you need the project?

To improve our improve our community and health. To improve the quality of life of many families in our community that currently have no way to store water.

Supervisor’s Note: A pila is a simple concrete water storage basin. These basin’s allow a family to practice basic hygiene, wash dishes, and maintain an adequate amount of water to weather common temporary water shortages. To learn more about pilas, please visit our “What is a Pila?” page for further explanation http://trytriprinserepeat.blogspot.com/2014/01/what-is-pila.html

General Objective: What do you hope to achieve with the project?

To provide better, healthy, and hygienic home environments.

Development Strategies: How are you planning to execute the project?

  1. Assure that all legal documents are in order.
  2. Socialize (explain and present) this project with: The families in need - involving the church and seeking the help of outside donors.
  3. Utilize local resources like: labor.
  4. Seek the support of: sister churches and other.
  5. The project will be executed under the supervision of the Department of Community Development.

      Direct Beneficiaries: Who and how many will continually benefit from this project?

      86 people living in the benefitted households.

      Indirect Beneficiaries: Who and how many will occasionally benefit from this project?

      Additional family members and other visitors.


      1. The local mayor will provide blocks and sand ($655).
      2. The beneficiaries will provide assistant’s labor, stone for foundations, and concrete septic hole cover ($1660).
      3. The local church has filled out all necessary paperwork and made multiple trips to the mayor’s office, HTH Honduras office, and other necessary meetings from their rural community.
      4. The remaining construction materials and payment of qualified labor are requested from an outside donor ($5840)

      TOTAL AMOUNT requested from outside donor $5840

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