Our construction project provides women in Hagley Gap with a place where they can safely convene and build support networks within the community.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
We will be rebuilding a women’s community center in the Hagley Gap District in Jamaica. Currently, women are excluded from traditionally male social and educational opportunities. This community center will provide a safe environment that will empower women through educational programs promoting literacy, personal safety and health.
How will this project solve this problem?
We need to build tables and benches as well as install bookshelves and paint walls. If we refurbish the center through these construction projects, we will allow the community to reopen a place of support and education for women.
Potential Long Term Impact
The community center will provide literacy programs and a place of support for over 500 women within the community and many more from surrounding areas. The support that this could offer for future generations of women is immeasurable and invaluable.
Total Funding Received to Date: $4,534
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $4,534 . The original project funding goal was $4,400.