PER/07/054 - School re-construction project

Country Peru
Total project budget ($USD) $5,000
Requested funding ($USD) $5,000
Project development type Education and Training
Name of Requesting Association Promotora de Obras Sociales y de Instrucción Popular - Instituto Rural Valle Grande.
Objective: The Government and the local community are currently re-building the school from scratch. However, funding for school books, encyclopedias and audio-visual facilities has not been obtained, although they are badly needed as most families do not have the m
Background: A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck off central Peru on 15 August 2007, killing over 500 people and leaving more than 2,000 injured. The past few weeks have been marked by chaos and homelessness. About 80,000 families have been left with no home, no health
Use of Funds: The cost of re-building the school has been estimated at US$ 60,000, which is being fully met by the Government. There is, however, no provision for educational materials and audio-visual equipment (around US$ 5,000), which is being requested from the 1 %
Beneficiaries: 50
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