House for Maria
Project: House for Maria
Submitted: September 2017
Solicitor: Local Church of Open Arms Heart to Honduras of El Olvido
Location: San Antonio, Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortes, Honduras

Project Justification: Why do you need the project?

I do not have my home of where to live, and I do not have the economic resources to build. I have been a single mother for the past eight years and my work only provides enough income for food for me and my children.

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

To improve the quality of life of my family and that we might have a dignified life.

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

5 people. Maria Martinez (58) and her children Jose (15), Alejandro (11), Dulce Maria (8), and Kevin (4).  Maria earns her income of approximately $140/month by doing housework at a local ranch.


  1. The local municipal government will provide sand and concrete block ($270).

  2. A local donor will provide 10 bags of cement ($70).

  3. The local church will provide labor ($60).

  4. The beneficiary family will provide labor, stone, and payment of a mason ($250).

  5. Remaining materials and payment of a carpenter are requested from an outside donor.

TOTAL AMOUNT requested from outside donor: $3400

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