House for Mario
Supervisor’s Note: This project was delayed due to difficulties in signing an agreement with local government.
Name of Solicitor: Iglesia Para Amar y Restaurar (Local Arms to Love and Restore Church)
Location of Project: Lomas del Aguila Gualala, Santa Barbara, Honduras
Project Justification: Why do you need the project?
Many of our church members and friends have small plots of land, but live in very poor conditions and are in need of a dignified home.
General Objective: What do you hope to achieve with the project?
We hope to provide a homes in good condition and happiness to these families.
Direct Beneficiaries: Who and how many will continually benefit from this project?
Five people: Mario Teruel Pineda (60), son Abimelec (20), son Eliazar Omar (18), son Melquisedec (16), and daughter Ercilia (12). Mario works as an agricultural day laborer earning approximately $100/month when he is able to find work.
- The local mayor is providing 250 blocks and sand for the foundation ($310).
- The beneficiary will provide labor and stone ($100).
- The remaining construction materials and payment of a contractor are needed from an outside donor.