House for Luz Marina
Project: House for Luz Marina
Submitted: July 2017
Solicitor: Local Church of Open Arms of Heart to Honduras
Location: El Zapote, Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortes, Honduras

Project Justification: Why do you need the project?

Luz Marina is a single mother, abandoned by her domestic partner seven years ago, that lives with her children in a precarious condition and does not have sufficient economic resources to obtain a house.

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

That this family might have better living conditions.

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

Five people. Luz Marina (36) and her children Oscar (18), Alexander (11), Edison (10), and Jefry (6). Luz mends and washes clothes for her income and earns approximately $90/month. Her father also helps her with basic sustenance such as corn and rice.


  1. The local municipal government will provide sand and concrete blocks ($260).

  2. The beneficiary family will provide stone, payment of mason, and labor ($220).

  3. The local church will provide 10 bags of cement and labor ($100).

  4. The remaining construction materials and payment of a carpenter are requested from an outside donor ($3360).

TOTAL AMOUNT requested from outside donor $3360

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