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: GHA/17/091
Date of request: 09 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 Guaman [...]
Project ID: PER/17/047
Date of request: 08 Jun 2017
Country: Peru
Project location: Barrio Collana de la comunidad de Chihuaco, distrito de Sicuani, Provincias de Canchis, departamento del Cusco
Project status: Completed

to collect rainwater and use it for the home's orchard and laundry

Desde el 2002, año de su fundación, hasta el año 2015 la Posada de Belén non contaba con estructura de acogida propia, siempre ha sido hospedada temporalmente en locales de la parroquia de Sicuani y de la las Hermanas Carmelitas. En el año 2015 se tuvo que entregar el local para otro uso u tras de un año en un local provisional se pudo, gracias a una donación, iniciar y finalizar en tiempos muy cortos una nueva estructura en [...]
Project ID: ECU/17/032
Date of request: 14 Apr 2017
Country: Ecuador
Project location: Verdum
Project status: Completed
Purchase of: 25 x 15 kilo bags of certified maize seed 120 45.45 kilo bags of fertiliser
Project ID: ECU/17/026
Date of request: 03 Apr 2017
Country: Ecuador
Project location: Manabí
Project status: Completed
Fishing gear to replace material lost in April 2016 earthquake
Project ID: TZA/17/006
Date of request: 31 Jan 2017
Country: Tanzania
Project location: Kinondoni, at Mbwepande and Bunju Wards
Project status: Completed
Women make up 51% of the population of Kinondoni. However their economic status of women is very bad. Women have low income even though they labor more than other household members. Since women are most responsible role players to generate income for their family, but still poor women have very little opportunity to get money to engage them-selves in activities to generate income. Therefore the CYN noted that it is important to support these poor women through provision of revolving fund and [...]