Plaster 10 Walls
Project Name: Concrete Plaster for 10 Adobe homes
Date Submitted: May 1, 2014
Name of Solicitor: Canchias Community Council
Location of Project: Canchias, Meambar, Department of Comayagua
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Project Justification: Why do you need the project?

For the health of the families that lives in these homes. These adobe homes are currently in poor condition to host a healthy family.

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 community and Department of Community Development with Heart to Honduras.
  3. Utilize local resources like: sand and non-qualified labor.
  4. Seek the support of: Heart to Honduras and Municipal Government.
  5. The project will be executed under the supervision of the Department of Community Development.
  6. The beneficiary will provide all of the sand from the local river, 3 bags of cement per house, and all of the assistant’s labor ($2550).
  7. The local government will provide 6 bags of cement per house ($490).
  8. The rest of the cement (311 bags) and payment for the mason’s labor are needed from an outside donor ($6460).

Supervisor’s Note: These houses are structurally sound but the walls are made of adobe brick (mix of compacted soil, sand, and cement) that if left exposed can house Triatomine bugs also known as “assassin” or “kissing” bugs know to cause a serious illness called Chagas disease. See the Center for Disease Control website to learn about Chagas disease. http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/chagas/gen_info/index.html

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

To avoid the sicknesses produced by Triatomine bugs (La Chinche Picuda) or other insects.

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

10 families.

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

Friends and family that will visit.

Collaboration:

  1. The beneficiary will provide all of the sand from the local river, 3 bags of cement per house, and all of the assistant’s labor ($2550).

  2. The local government will provide 6 bags of cement per house ($490).

  3. The rest of the cement (311 bags) and payment for the mason’s labor are needed from an outside donor ($6460).

TOTAL AMOUNT requested from outside donor $6460.

Don’t pass up an opportunity to be part of this worthy project just because you are not able to fund the entire project! Heart to Honduras will gladly accept any amount you can put towards this project and then continue seeking out additional sponsors.

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