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: HAI/13/075
Date of request: 30 May 2013
Country: Haiti
Project location: Boucanlamare, Gonave island
Project status: Project in progress
Objective

Restore the provision of drinkable water to the population and irrigation water to sprinkle gardens and crops for the affected families ii) continue with the house construction project (following the 2010 earthquake) which was interrupted due to the water shortage.

Spare part needed to continue pumping water for irrigation for plants and for drinking water.
Project ID: UGA/13/037
Date of request: 22 May 2013
Country: Uganda
Project location: Kasese
Project status: Project in progress
To mobilize communities to initiate measures that can increase food security as a means of improving on the health of women, children and people with disabilities and ending violence against women. To mobilize and train rural women in the use of organic fertilizers in maize, vegetable growing and kitchen gardens in order to enhance food security through sustainable farming and counteract malnutrition. To improve rural women’s social economic status through sale of both agriculture and livestock products.
Project ID: UGA/13/035
Date of request: 21 May 2013
Country: Uganda
Project location: Kilhambayiro village, Kabingo parish, Munkunyu s/c, Kasese district, Rwenzori region, Western Uganda
Project status: Project in progress
Improved yam production and training
Project ID: BEN/13/032
Date of request: 11 May 2013
Country: Benin
Project location: Porto Novo
Project status: Project in progress
Building a hangar for orphan, HIV children
Project ID: IND/13/029
Date of request: 04 Apr 2013
Country: India
Project location: Maruthangudi village covering nearby villages in Kallal Block of Sivagangai District
Project status: Project in progress
Objective

Micro enterprises for environment friendly cost-effective jute products

This project is aimed for promotion of sustainable livelihood by facilitating to start micro enterprises on environment friendly cost effective “Jute diversified products” namely shopping bags, handicrafts, other fancy goods which have constant demand in the local area by shopping centres, dress materials shops, marriage and other ceremony programmes. It will be implemented in Maruthangudi village covering nearby villages in Kallal Block of Sivagangai District of Tamil Nadu, India. This project will cover directly 30 women micro entrepreneurs who have [...]