Our Wishlist

Shanto Community Library, to be built in four phases: Phases I & II are fully funded! 

Phase I – excavation & foundation $46,900,

Phase II – walls & roof $26,450,

Phase III – interior finishing & electrical $30,650,

Phase IV – interior furnishings amount TBA

FOVC would like to replicate this project in 3 other villages as well, at a total cost of approximately $135,000 per library.

 

Vehicle for Hawassa office – cost TBA

This will enable FOVC staff to more easily reach project sites, and transport goods to the sites, without having to rely on public transportation.

 

Widow’s Hope – Animal Husbandry Project

$410 per widow

25 widows minimum = $10,250

Goal is 450 widows over 4 project sites

This project will give each widow 1 sheep, 1 cow, and 2 chickens

 

Center of H.O.P.E. Feeding Project

$150 per child annually

150 minimum = $22,500 annually

Goal is 450 children annually over 3 project sites

This project will give each child a daily meal 6 days a week

 

Center of H.O.P.E. School Uniform, Supplemental Clothing and Shoes Project

$40 per child annually

150 minimum = $6,000 annually

Goal is 450 children annually over 3 project sites

This project will give each child a new pair of shoes and clothing once per school year

 

Center of H.O.P.E. School Materials, Medical Care, and Hygiene Supplies Project

$62 per child annually

150 minimum = $9,300 annually

Goal is 450 children annually over 3 project sites

This project will give each child school materials for one school year, medical care as needed, and hygiene supplies and training for one school year

 

Widow’s Hope – Small Scale Farming Crops Project

$150 per widow

50 widows minimum = $7,500

Goal is 600 widows over 4 project sites

This project will provide widows with improved seed, tools, and training to increase crop yields and become financially independent.

 

Widow’s Hope – Small Business Project

$1300 per widow

10 widows minimum – $13,000

Goal is 100 widows

This project will provide start up costs for women to have their own business

 

School Buildings and Furnishing

$50,000 per community

1 community minimum

Goal is 4 communities

This project will improve school buildings and classrooms along with provide interior furnishings like desk and chalkboards

 

Sanitation Initiative

$22,000 per community

1 community minimum

Goal is 4 communities

This project will provide new latrines in the community. It will also provide community training on training on personal hygiene and environmental sanitation

 

Clean Water Initiative

$25,000 per community

1 community minimum

Goal is 4 communities

This project will involve drilling wells, installing pipelines, and adding water points within communities

 

Kamfourd School  Needs

– New Fencing – $2,800

– New Latrine – $10,000

– New Blackboards – $1,400

– New Front Gate/Front Entrance repair – $3,500

– Upgrade Old Building Exterior – $10,000

– New Chairs and Tables – $1,400

– Playground – $6,500

If you are interested in funding or learning more about any of these items/initiatives, please email Ingrid at reachinghiskids@gmail.com or Renee at reneestauffer@hotmail.com

Kids at the Kamfourd school are currently sitting on metal pipes and holding their plates on their laps at lunchtime.

Kids at the Kamfourd school are currently sitting on metal pipes and holding their plates on their laps at lunchtime.

 

 

 

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