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Home for Maria Elizabeth
Home for Maria Elizabeth

Home for Maria Elizabeth

Regular price $3,459.00 Sale

Date submitted: January 2019

Solicitor: Pastor Alex Diaz, Iglesia Brazos Abiertos (Church of the Open Arms), Horconcitos

Location: Horconcitos, Zacapa, Santa Barbara, Cortes, Honduras

Project justification: Maria Elizabeth (age 49) lives with her husband Rodelmo (age 68). Their current home, constructed mostly wood, has greatly deteriorated, leading to unsafe living conditions. They are in need of a safe, secure, and dignified dwelling. The couple subsists on approximately $100 per month, and grows corn and beans on a small plot to supplement their situation.

Description: This project will provide a comfortable, two-room home constructed from cement block and wood siding, with a metal roof, cement floors, and a porch.

Supervisor’s Note: this project was originally solicited in 2015, and has been in development the past four years.

Beneficiaries: Maria Elizabeth and Rodelmo (directly) and their extended family and friends (indirectly.


The local church will provide bags of cement (2% of total resources needed).

The beneficiary family will provide cement, sheet metal, rocks, and skilled labor (mason) (11% of total resources needed).

The local government will provide bags of cement, sand, and cement blocks (11% of total resources needed).

HtH collaborators are invited to provide the remaining construction materials and skilled labor (carpenter) (76% of total resources needed).

Total requested from an outside donor: $3,459.00