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: IND/17/004
Date of request: 29 Jan 2017
Country: India
Project location: Taduku,puttur
Project status: Completed
TITLE OF THE PROJECT SUMMERY Providing purified drinking water through reverse osmosis system (RO Plant) in VenugopalaPuram village. PURPOSE OF THE PROJECT SHORT-TERM The short-term goal of the project is to provide safe and potable drinking water for the children studying in Mandal Perished Primary School in VenugopalaPuram people in the Near villages. LONG –TERM The project is envisaged to prevent water borne diseases and help the children in the school and the villager to lead a healthy life. It also helps preventing the women to [...]
Project ID: BDI/16/091
Date of request: 13 Dec 2016
Country: Burundi
Project location: Quartier SAB, Bujumbura
Project status: Completed
The Murakaza school is a beacon of hope for over 150 children and their families, living in a slum outside of Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi. Not only does it provide basic literacy and life skills to children, it also offers social services and vocational training to their mothers, opening the door to opportunities they could never have dreamt of. Recent floods have badly damaged the buildings which need urgent repairs. In order to prevent accidents, ensure hygiene and the [...]
Project ID: CMR/16/089
Date of request: 03 Dec 2016
Country: Cameroon
Project location: Lower Bokova Mile 15
Project status: Completed
The project involve the building of hall of 8 squares metres at lower Bokova Village (mile15) to be used as a Vocational Training Centre for Rural Women . The goal of the project is to promote education through a community literacy programme among 2,000 rural farmers, teachers, school children, youths and physical challenge. ICENECDEV and the community will provide land worth the land, Community will be contributing labour and ICENECDEV is requesting for $4,348 to support the technical and materials for [...]
Project ID: GHA/16/088
Date of request: 30 Nov 2016
Country: Ghana
Project location: Nkum, via Agona Swedru, Central Ghana
Project status: Completed
The participatory, hands-on February to March,2017 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene project at Nkum in Central Ghana for the cluster of five water draught schools represent the initiatives by the poor and powerless at the grassroots level and reflect their genuine needs and priorities. It will also aim at increasing peoples participation in decision making processes for their own benefit. [...]
Project ID: ARM/16/085
Date of request: 21 Nov 2016
Country: Armenia
Project location: Tavush region
Project status: Completed
The project aims to improve living conditions of women farmers in Tavush region communities who are unemployed and have more than 3 underage children. In scopes of project CCD plans to import 700 egg laying hens from neighboring Georgian Republic (prices are lower than in Armenia) and distribute them among 20 women farmers (35 hens per farm), who will later expand their farming and benefit from it in the form of eggs, meat and guano.