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: BEN/15/067
Date of request: 19 Aug 2015
Country: Benin
Project location: village Adjido Commune d’Agbangnizoun au Bénin.
Project status: Completed
Le présent projet consiste à accompagner la population du village « Adjido » : par la mise en place du comité de gestion du point d’eau, à la réalisation d’un forage de puits équipé d’un système de pompage solaire, afin de fourni de l'eau potable à la population. La durée du projet est de 06 mois. Le coût global du projet est de 7 140 dollar US et la contribution des bénéficiaires est de 700 dollar US, l'apport de MEME [...]
Project ID: IND/15/063
Date of request: 08 Aug 2015
Country: India
Project location: Arni - rural
Project status: Completed
The project will be implemented to support 75 women from arunthathiar,irula & kuravar &community in ARNI TALUK – Tiruvannamalai Dt. To start with10 women will be selected to get support to run their income generation activities successfully. 75 women will be given training in project goals, details, financial literacy; book keeping activities for2 days so that the mothers will be ready to take up the project and document the same effectively. 10 women will be given US$ 158 per head [...]
Project ID: KEN/15/045
Date of request: 26 May 2015
Country: Kenya
Project location: Wamunyu-Mwala Sub county-Machakos County
Project status: Completed
Climate change has impacted more on the rural folk who rely on small scale farming for their livelihood. This has raised poverty and hunger levels; affecting mainly women and children who are the majority in the rural regions.Communities therefore have to seek alternative sources of income and food to fight poverty and food insecurity. AMM women group is therefore proposing starting a social enterprise in fish farming that will provide them with food and income.
Project ID: NIR/15/044
Date of request: 25 May 2015
Country: Nigeria
Project location: NDIGBO UVURU, ABOH MBAISE LGA IMO STATE. NIGERIA
Project status: Completed
THIS PROJECT IS THE INITIATIVE OF NDIGBO UVURU COMMUNITY IT IS AIMED AT ADDRESSING THE HIGH LABOUR, TIME USE, ETC ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRADITIONAL METHOD OF PALM KERNEL CRACKING, SHELLING AND SORTING CHARACTERISED BY PHYSICAL INJURIES, BURDSOME, AND HAZARDOUS TO THE HEALTH OF THE PROCESSORS, WHOM ARE MAINLY WOMEN. THE PROJECT SHALL SERVE AS AN ENTRY POINT INTO OTHER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVTIES, WILL IMPROVE THE LIVING STARDARD OF THE PEOPLE, PARTICULARLY THE LIVES OF WOMEN AND THE GIRL CHILD. IT IS BEIEVED [...]
Project ID: URT/15/027
Date of request: 04 Apr 2015
Country: Tanzania
Project location: Arusha region,Lemara ward,Mkonoo community.
Project status: Completed
Construction of 7 water kiosks(shops) project is aimed at supplying clean water to people at Mkonoo community who have problems getting clean water for drinking and for domestic use.Clean water sources in Mkonoo community are few and far apart.The issue of looking for water is seen as the responsibility of women and children.Children have stopped going to school to help their mothers fetch water.Farm productivity has reduced leading to households hunger as alot of time is spent looking for water [...]