Reconstructing earthquake-damaged schools in China



This project re-constructs 2 earthquake-damaged schools and other facilities for 104 school children in Yunnan, China.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

There were 3 earthquakes taking place in Daguan County of Yunnan Province from July to September in 2006. The triple quakes destroyed one primary school in Gaoqiao Township and one in Jili Township. This project aims to rebuild school buildings and other facilities for the Pingzi and the Chayuan Primary Schools to enable 104 school children to study in a safe environment.

How will this project solve this problem?

For Chayuan school, to re-build a school building, toilet, 1 table tennis table and 24 sets of desks and chairs; For Pingzi school, to re-build a school building, toilet, 1 basketball rack, 1 methane gas pool and 1 table tennis table.

Potential Long Term Impact

The project rebuilds earthquake-damaged schools for 104 children. Children will no longer have to study in a dangerous environment and the new school will attract more students to study which in turn can help lift them out from poverty in the future.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $18,564

Funding Information

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 $18,564 .  The original project funding goal was $30,371.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Thanks to 66 donors like you, a total of $18,564 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Donor Development Officer
Hong Kong SAR, China

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