The Rome group presently counts some 112 members and the entire amount of their contributions, around US$92,000 a year, is allocated directly to projects, without overhead costs since the Fund is managed by members themselves, all volunteers.

Since 1983, nearly $1,200,000.00 were disbursed by the Rome group to fund some 230 projects! Some of these projects and their project description are available in this section - select the subcategories (regions) from the menu bar or from the options below.

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Project ID: UGA/19/011
Date of request: 31 Jan 2019
Country: Uganda
Project location: Kalonge village, Kyarumba sub-county,Bukonzo county,Kasese district,Uganda
Project status: Project in progress
The project will focus on establish an apiary on a reserved piece of land that this women bee farmers provided. It will impart knowledge and skills to the members and the community on how to address poor use of land, finding ways to improve sustainable agricultural practices for increased food production. The main goal of this project is to improve the income generating capacities of rural poor farming women in Uganda through high value adding bee keeping farming. The project [...]
Project ID: CMR/19/001
Date of request: 04 Jan 2019
Country: Cameroon
Project location: Soppo village community
Project status: Project in progress
The aim of the project is to enhance education by providing classroom furniture (benches, tables and chairs) and a mini-library for poor, needy and internally displaces children attending Soppo primary school. The specific objectives are: -To supply 40 benches, 10 tables and 10 chairs to the school -To construct the necessary furniture for the mini-library (a book shelve) -To supply 150 text books and other learning materials in the library -To improve access to books and other learning materials for 240 children and 10 [...]
Project ID: COD/18/061
Date of request: 19 Sep 2018
Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Project location: KAMURONZA Area
Project status: Project in progress
The beekeeping project and genration incomes at the population of North Kivu Province in Democratic Republic of Cong in implented since january 2018. The pedagogocal apiary is installed, the hives are already colonised by bees. So, the PAEDE sollicits a complement fund which can permit him to get materials for keeping honey as a store(ware-house) and a engine waffle-iron who will help beekeepers in making bees wax.
Project ID: CMR/18/030
Date of request: 26 Jul 2018
Country: Cameroon
Project location: Béli
Project status: Project in progress
The project consists in securing students and teachers through the construction of a classroom in Beli school which in defective classrooms makes them very vulnerable to bad weather.70 students will benefit from the project including 40 boys and 30 girls.This project will pave the way for other constructions and thus will better accommodate the students of the village of Béli. This classroom will then return to normal use and potentially accommodate more students.
Project ID: GHA/17/093
Date of request: 11 Dec 2017
Country: Ghana
Project location: DZAMONOME
Project status: Project in progress
The project focuses on environmental awareness including an appreciation of high rate poverty among the disadvantaged and marginalized rural poor peasant women and natural resource depletion, rearing bees in beehives for honey, food and income whiles conservation environment upon which the very livelihood, health and existence depends in a biodiversity based economy. The project aim at empowering poor 26 rural women who are very poor to have expanded opportunities and core for livelihood, income, health, food, nutrition and education. The Rural [...]