Pastoral House Reconstruction

Official Project Solicitation

Department of Community Development

Project Name: Reconstruction of Pastoral House

Date Submitted: Feb 5, 2014

Supervisor’s Note: This solicitation was completed late due to hold-ups with the local government involvement.

Name of Solicitor: Pastor Santos Raul Rapolo

Location of Project: Lomas del Aguila, Gualala, Santa Barbara

Project Justification: Why do you need the project?

My home is currently in a state of ruin. The wood has been nearly destroyed by termites. For this reason I am soliciting help.

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

A better environment for those of us that live in this home. The new home will also be more spacious, secure, and healthy.

Supervisor’s Note: This home was originally built with local, rough uncured lumber on top of a few lines of concrete block at the base. This project aims to replace the wood with a concrete block structure while maintaining the current roof which is in good condition.

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: our North American brothers.

  3. Utilize local resources like: sand, labor, cement, and rebar.

  4. Seek the support of: the local people.

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

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

My wife and I in addition to the seven children that live with us.

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

Families that visit us.


- The local mayor will provide sand ($245).

- The beneficiary will a portion of the rebar and a portion of the cement in addition to assistant’s labor and welder’s labor ($560)

- The remaining materials and mason’s payment are requested from an outside donor ($4260).

TOTAL AMOUNT requested from outside donor $4260