Project: Concrete Floor.
Submitted: May, 2017
Solicitor: Rufino Murcia Arevalo
Location: Caliche, Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortes.
Project Justification: Why do you need the project?
We need a floor in order to protect our health and the health of our children. Due to the dirt and dust, we have fought often with illness. Right now we do not have all of the resources necessary to install the floor. For this reason we are requesting your assistance.
Supervisor’s Note: Dirt floors cause a home to be less hygienic and more humid - promoting illness within a family. In addition, the floor often becomes a habitat in which many intestinal parasites can complete their life cycle - causing additional health issues within a family.
General Objective: What do you hope to achieve with the project?
Improve our quality of life from how we currently are. To improve our health with your help.
Beneficiaries: Who and how many will continually benefit from this project?
Six children and two adults: Rufino (45), his wife Maria (39), and their children Nora (16), Mirna (14), Karen (9), David (6), Reyna (4), and Esdras (1). Rufino earns approximately $120/month.
The beneficiary will provide masonry labor ($175).
The local church will provide assistant labor ($20).
Funds for cement and sand are requested from an outside donor ($870).