Fight poverty with energy access

$80 $14,583
Raised Remaining


We are extending gas lines to poor communities & seek sponsors for 10 community centers so they can connect to the gas line. Help schools, clinics & shelters deliver better services to needy families.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Low-income areas in Buenos Aires lack access to gas infrastructure & poor families must rely on unreliable & costly propane tanks. FPVS provides capital & technical expertise to connect homes and community buildings to the main gas network. Since 2002, FPVS has helped 14,500 people bring gas to their homes. Gas connections improve quality of life, reduce energy costs & increase property values. FPVS seeks funds to connect community buildings that provide essential services to local residents.

How will this project solve this problem?

In January 2010, FPVS will begin working to extend the gas network to 7,000 more families. Your money will ensure that community centers are included in the benefits of internal gas connections.

Potential Long Term Impact

Providing schools & community centers with gas reduces health risks associated with poorly cooked food & lack of heating during winter months. Heating in schools will enhance the learning environment. Gas is a cleaner & more reliable source of energy

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $80

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 $80 .  The original project funding goal was $14,663.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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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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Fundacion Pro Vivienda Social

Capital Federal, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Project Leader

Belen Vidal

Institutional Development
Capital Federal, Buenos Aires Argentina

Where is this project located?

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