Projects

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: URT/14/012
Date of request: 28 Jan 2014
Country: Tanzania
Project location: GARE- LUSHOTO
Project status: Project in progress
    ACOSEO is a local, non-governmental organization, un-politically and non profitable-oriented, that engages in transformation process anchored in wealth by job creation, health, environmental, utilities and educational issues in the community. ACOSEO intends to facilitate basic needs to the community that leads to empowerment of communities in health, water, electricity, education, poverty eradication and prevention of diseases for their sustainable development.
Project ID: KEN/14/009
Date of request: 23 Jan 2014
Country: Kenya
Project location: Mathare Slums, Nairobi
Project status: Project in progress
Objective

To provide an eco-friendly sanitation system to address the poor sanitation and hygiene conditions facing marginalized residents of the Mathare slums

The Oasis Centre seeks to implement the “Mathare Bio-Sanitation Project” whose main aim is to sustainably address the poor sanitation and hygiene conditions facing the marginalized residents of Mathare slums in Nairobi, Kenya. The project will be achieved by developing Eco-friendly facility that will constitute toilets, bathing areas, water collection and storage tanks, bio-digester for biogas production, and installation of solar systems for lighting and heating water. The project will also involve the training of peer educators as trainers in [...]
Project ID: UGA/13/149
Date of request: 26 Nov 2013
Country: Uganda
Project location: Uganda
Project status: Project in progress
Objective

To provide for orphaned children in 10 schools in Tororo District of Uganda

Support mid Days for orphaned Children is a project  aimed at providing  3500 orphaned children in 10 schools in Tororo District of Uganda to be able to have porridge or meals during lunch break to avoid studying on empty stomach that results into many orphaned  children dropping of out school and engaging in petty crimes such as stealing food and bad peer groups.The project will target only 3500 orphans who are currenly staying with older persons aged 70 years plus [...]
Project ID: BGD/13/141
Date of request: 08 Nov 2013
Country: Bangladesh
Project location: Bandarban Hill
Project status: Project in progress
Building repairs necessary   Request to downsize
Project ID: BRA/13/131
Date of request: 07 Nov 2013
Country: Brazil
Project location: Centro Barra Nova
Project status: Project in progress
See below - bakery equipment and renovation