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: NGA/16/041
Date of request: 27 Jun 2016
Country: Nigeria
Project location: Ikot-Essien Community.
Project status: Completed
The propose mill in Ikot-Essien community Nto-Edino Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa-Ibom State. Will process oil palm fruits through various operation stages to produce red palm oil more sustainable and cost effective. Palm Oil is a product extracted from the fleshy mono carps of the palm fruit. The crop cultivation serves as a means of livelihood for many poor rural families, and indeed it is in the Farming culture of thousands of people in Ikot-Essien Community but they lack [...]
Project ID: KEN/16/040
Date of request: 21 Jun 2016
Country: Kenya
Project location: Namboboto village, Busia County
Project status: Completed
Fountain youth initiative is a registered community based organization based in Kenya and operates in the rural areas of the western part of the country and the informal settlements of Nairobi. The organization is run and managed by local youths with a mission to nurture, empower and transform local youths and women to be self reliant, independent and key players in the development of their community. To achieve the above, we are implementing three programs namely Nurturing, Entrepreneurship and Mtaa [...]
Project ID: PAK/16/036
Date of request: 17 Jun 2016
Country: Pakistan
Project location: Farash, Islamabad
Project status: Completed
AIM OF THE PROJECT: The project supports poor 10 families in 05 rural areas of Islamabad through introducing the concept of sustainable beekeeping and providing them with education, financial support, and technical cooperation in the field PROJECT DESIGN: The overall project’s target group is selected to be 10 poor farmers from 05 rural areas of Islamabad, with an aim to provide them with additional sources of income and reduce their insecurity. Honey production has been a reliable revenue generating activity, with [...]
Project ID: KEN/15/093
Date of request: 30 Dec 2015
Country: Kenya
Project location: marigat ,baringo county,rift valley
Project status: Completed
The projects aims at improvement of girl child education attendant at 50% in five schools in baringo consist of bees keeping using modern technology selling the honey to purchase the sanitary towels for young girls between the age 13-16.for every 10kg of honey harvest 2kg is for girl child.The project is environmental friendly ,whereby we shall plant bees attracting tree .
Project ID: UGA/15/081
Date of request: 26 Nov 2015
Country: Uganda
Project location: SOROTI
Project status: Project in progress
Protection of two springs Otubulu and Gweri traditional springs and sanitation education to strengthen resettlement and reduce on water borne infections and poor hygiene conditions for over 3000 households consuming the water Otubulu sub county is located in Soroti District and their major problem experienced in this community is high cases of enteric diseases leading to high rates of infant mortality and adults mortality, According to reports by ministry of health in early 2014 showed that the [...]
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