G-1432

Orphanage and Schhol

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Project Description

Region: Africa

Country: Kenya

Location: Gede

Total Budget: $75,000

Area of Focus: None


Credit Card Fundraising

Fundraising Goal:

$10,000

Already Donated:

-

Still Needed:

$10,000

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Dear Rotary International

I am a British Chartered Surveyor with a practice in London. I have been visiting Watamu with my family since 2007 when we started to sponsor two children through private education and donating to Rainbow House.

Rainbow House Kenya is a children's home (orphanage) in the Kilifi / Malindi district of Kenya. Our website is www.rainbowhousekenya.co.uk. The home now receives regular funding from sources in Switzerland, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Recently the purchase of an acre of land next to the home was completed. We hoped to use the land to farm but sadly the water (from a borehole) is too salty for this purpose. A German sponsor has donated alternative land further west for the farm.

We therefore wish to expand our school on the new land. Rainbow Academy already exists as a pre-school with approximately 100 children.

The aim is to move to self funding by way of the school, farm and a shop to sell arts and crafts. We have a financial plan to demonstrate how this will be possible.

Our project is seen fit for funding by the Rotary Club of Watamu.

The cost of the new school is approximately 75,000 GBP to build a school of approximately 900 sq m plus 500 sq m of administration and ancillary / meeting space. An astro turn sports field is also proposed at the rear. Illustrative plans are available.

We intend for the school to offer a full spectrum of primary and secondary education as well as adult courses including English.

I hope that we will be able to find a Rotary grant to assist us.

Please don't hesitate to contact me for further project information.

Thank you

Jonathan Cowan

jc@cowanandrutter.co.uk

Primary Host Partner

District: 9212

Rotary Club of: Watamu

Primary Contact: Bill Kosar

Email: william.kosar@gmail.com

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Project Status

Need $50,000
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Project listed for the 2018-19 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 Club Contribution (Needed) - Add a contribution

$50,000

-

$50,000

Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation

$25,000

-

$25,000

Total

$75,000

Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

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History Log Entries

11-Oct-17

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

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