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).