P-2995

Tijuana Home Build

Description

Financing

Documents

Photos

History Logs

Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Tijuana, Mexico

Total Budget: $6,000

Areas of Focus: Water and sanitation, Maternal and child health

Activity Type: Community Development: Construction/Renovation

Summary: Build a basic home and outhouse for a homeless family in Tijuana, Mexico.


The Rotary Club of Chula Vista respectfully requests $3,000 in district matching grant funds to support the building of a basic wooden-structure home and outhouse for a homeless family in Tijuana, Mexico.

For more than 10 years, Chula Vista Rotarians have partnered with Project Mercy, a 501(c)(3) organization that has constructed more than 1,300 homes for people living in Tijuana's most desperate communities. Families receiving a home typically live in shacks made of scavenged material with no running water, sanitation, or security. These living conditions expose them to health hazards, crime, and hopelessness. Every house built not only provides a solid and secure home for a family in need, but also hope for a better future.

Families receiving a home work alongside Rotarians from the Chula Vista and Eastlake clubs to build and paint a home with a cement foundation, secure doors and windows, and an outhouse based on plans and materials provided by Project Mercy. Financing for the project comes from the Chula Vista club. The building date has yet to be determined, and is somewhat dependent upon Project Mercy resources. In the past, Chula Vista Rotarians target the April-May time frame to build a home, although our 2019 home build occurred on June 1.

Project timeframe: May 2020

Rotarians Involved: 10 Rotarians from the Chula Vista and Eastlake clubs, plus friends and family.

Project Contact Person

District: 5340

Rotary Club of: Chula Vista

Primary Contact: Daniel Dredla

Email: dan.dredla@gmail.com

Project Status

Need $6,000
This project needs to receive some pledges to go to the next level. Please check the "Financing" tab to see the list of current pledges. Once the amount pledged is equal to the project budget, the status of the project will be automatically changed to "Fully Pledged".
Click here to pledge support for this project.

Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

There are no contributions yet for this project.

Remaining Amount to Raise

Additional Contribution (Needed) - Click here to add a contribution.

$6,000

Total

$0

$0

$6,000

Project Supporting Documents


There are no documents yet for this project.
Go to the administration page to upload documents.

Project Photos


There are no photos yet for this project.
Go to the administration page to upload photos.

History Log Entries

21-Jul-19

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

1-Aug-19

by Daniel Dredla

System Entry: Project reverted to "Published".

© 2010 Philippe Lamoise - Website design by Philippe Lamoise, D2G Online