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Dec 24, 2013

Manzanillo High School Project - Dec 2013 Report

new doors
new doors

Thanks for your donation to our Manzanillo High School project.

We continue to make excellent progress on the high school project. All 6 classrooms and the 2 administrative offices are fully constructed. Tiled floors, doors and windows have been installed and about half of the classrooms are painted. The septic tank is 50% complete and the washrooms are about 30% complete. 

Over the next month we will be finishing the painting, building the outdoor study area, converting the construction bodega into a library/computer lab and finishing the washrooms. The libray will feature a few hundred texts and other educational books and 6 computers. 

We recently ordered 230 student desks and 14 teacher desks. These will all be delivered in mid-January. The school opens in early February and Inaugaration is scheduled for January 29th. 

The next six months will see the addition of a rain water catchment system complete with a large cistern for water storage and the implementation of a school farming project. We will also be installing walking paths and working on other finishing details.

As of December 10th, 2013, total expenses incurred on the project were $87,166,14 out of a budgeted $125,000. $6479.88 of the Global Giving funds have been spent leaving a balance of $7.88. The funds were spent as follows:

Materials - $4,617.38

Labour - $1562.60

Site Security - $300

We remain about $690 shy of our GlobalGiving goal of $7500 and approximately $22,000 shy of the budgeted $125,000.

Inside classroom view
Inside classroom view
septic tank
septic tank
side view of school
side view of school

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Project Leader

Kayley Collum

Manzanillo, El Viejo, Chinandega Nicaragua

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