This project constructs a primary school and other facilities for 267 school children in Guizhou, China.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
There is no proper school at Yong He County in Guizhou, China. 267 Children are being educated in rented houses. Lack of space, inadequate lighting and permanent venue adversely affect the quality of education.This project will construct a primary school in the village.Therefore, more children will be able to receive education in a stable and safe evironment. With increasing opportunities to receive education,children in the village can better equip themselves to break the cycle of poverty.
How will this project solve this problem?
To construct a concrete school building with 6 classrooms,1 library,2 office rooms for teachers and 1 school squat toliet with 16 stalls; to provide 134 sets of chairs and desks;to provide 1,000 books and to install electricity and water supply.
Potential Long Term Impact
The project will construct a permanent school for 267 children. More teachers can be attracted to teach in the community.Women will have less worry on their children and thus can spend more time on other livelihood or capacity building activities.
Total Funding Received to Date: $7,505
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 $7,505 . The original project funding goal was $29,497.