House for rogelio
Project: House Construction
Submitted: July 2016
Solicitor: Rogelio Neri Guerrero with Municipal Government of Santa Cruz de Yojoa
Location: Carpio Neighborhood of Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Cortes

project Justification: Why do you need the project?

Mr. Guerrero is a 67 year-old gentleman and that has been severely affected by diabetes to the point of requiring the amputation of a leg. He lives with his 3 children and 2 Adults. This is a low-income family that earns ~$100/month.

Supervisor’s Note: This project was brought to the attention of Heart to Honduras via the municipal government’s department of community development. Due to the age and physical condition of this gentleman, generating the funds necessary to improve their living condition would be very difficult. A local church has communicated that they are willing to collaborate with a few bags of cement in addition to collaboration from the family and municipality.

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

To improve this family’s quality of life and to bring joy to a family that really needs it. This home will encourage them greatly and even change their lives.

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 municipality and Heart to Honduras

  3. Utilize local resources like: sand, mason, other labor, cement, and block.

  4. Seek the support of: the municipality, friends, family, local church, and CPH

  5. The project will be executed under the supervision of the Department of Community Development.

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

Rogelio Guerrero (67) lives with his wife, Alma Yaneth (47), their daughter Yenifer Paula (15), and two other grandchildren that they currently care for, Axcel Yafeth (6), and Angel Daniel (3). They currently live in a small wooden home that is in very poor condition.


  • The municipal government will provide sand and block ($250).
  • The beneficiary will provide stone, assistant labor and mason’s labor ($240).
  • The local church will provide 5 bags of cement ($35).
  • The remaining materials and carpenter’s labor are requested from a Heart to Honduras donor.

Total amount requested from outside donor $2685.00