Build A Toilet for Slum Youth Centre

 
$1,200
$0
Raised
Remaining
Dec 2, 2013

Thanks, you helped us build two toilets!

Our new two-stall toilet
Our new two-stall toilet
Dear friend,
With your support, we have now built two modern, hygenic toilet stalls outside our newly rebuilt centre.  Our centre has not had a toilet in the past and this addition will make participating in our programs more comfortable for all users.  Most of the youth who use our centre live in serious poverty and are accustomed to sharing a pit latrine with about 30 others. 

Here's how we spent your money on construction materials and labour (in Kenyan shillings):

1 lorry quarry stones: 14,000
1 lorry sand: 14,000
4 x 900 iron roofing sheets: 3,600
6 x 750 bags cement: 5,800
2 Toilet systems: 14,000
PVC and other pipes:  2,900
Timber 6 x 4 for roofing: 2,400
2 timber doors – 3200 x 2: 6,400
Door frames 1250 x 2: 2,500
A mason and 2 labourers   2,000 x 5 days: 10,000
Plumber: 2,500
Nails 2’’ x 2, 3’’ x 2: 520
2 windows: 2,400
Draining line/system work: 4,400
Metal water tank and pipes: 5,500
Total: 90,920 = $ USD 1,082
 
We are slightly under our estimated budget of $1200. The difference will be used to paint the exterior of the toilets and will help withoutsanding priorities, like installing eavestroughs on and electrical wiring in our centre.
We are so grateful for your help. A $1,200 project probably doesn't seem very big to you, but it's often hard to get the attention of funders with really small projects. Many don't fund infrastructure either. Support from individual donors like you is the reason why we are successful in changing the lives of slum youth. 
Thank you so much.
Joe Mwai
Chair
Youth we support
Youth we support

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

 

Microproject Disclaimer

Every microproject is intended to use the donations it receives in accordance with its stated description; however, it is important to provide project leaders with the flexibility to maximize the potential benefit from the donations they receive. This means that your donation may be used as a part of the main project that supports this microproject, specifically Provide Job Skills to Kenyan Slum Youth. In this event, the project leader is required to post an update to the microproject detailing the results and reasons behind this change.

If you or any other donor is unhappy with the way their funds have been used, he or she can reallocate their donation using the GlobalGiving guarantee.