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Material Asistance to Physical Disability

 
$155
$29,845
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Provide building materials to two physically disabled girls who are heads of households in the Teso region of Uganda.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Since October of 2007 Nascent Solutions has been serving over three thousand vulnerable people in the Teso region of Uganda, some of whom have physical and mental disabilities. These victims of war and disease are usually subjected to discrimination and excluded from most of the social services available to their communities. There are basically no resources allocated for addressing their needs where they have been identified and understood.

How will this project solve this problem?

Through a local team of volunteers, Nascent will construct two three bedrooms houses by using mud bricks made by the locals and cement. Cement will be used to build wheel chair access ramps. Wheelchairs will be given to the disabled to ease mobility.

Potential Long Term Impact

Solving these two families problem helps to reduce the burden disability is putting on this society and indicates optimism that someday every disabled person will have a home and means to live sustainable lives. The house will last a lifetime.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $155

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 $155 .  The original project funding goal was $30,000.

Additional Documentation

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

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Funded

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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Organization

Project Leader

Beatrice Wamey

Alexandeia, VA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Material Asistance to Physical Disability
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