Typhoon Haiyan Filipino Home Building Project

 
$685
$49,315
Raised
Remaining

Summary

The project will provide basic building materials such as nails, galvanized iron, bamboo slats for walling, coconut lumber and cement for Typhoon Haiyan survivors so that they can have a decent Filipino-type dwelling that they so love and to replace the current habitation they have consisting of foreign tents and or lean-to's. In some instances, nails are only what is needed in order for the beneficiaries to re-build their broken down homes. The foreign tents are very hot and flimsy.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The current housing situation of Typhoon Haiyan survivors now is dire. They are either living in lean-to's gathered from the debris, sleeping in grasses or living in tents. The lean-to's are problematic in that when it rains everybody inside gets wet and children gets sick easily. So too are people living in grasses. They are in difficult situation. Those living in tents are also in very difficult situation because the tents are flimsy and water tend to seep in during rain.

How will this project solve this problem?

The project will provide basic building materials to the very needy of Typhoon Haiyan survivors. The basic building materials will be nails, galvanized iron, bamboo slats, cement, bamboo and coconut lumber. The home design will be Filipino and which the survivors will love. The psychological impact of being in a new home will be great for early recovery. The survivors themselves with the help of our expert carpenters will build their own homes.

Potential Long Term Impact

The survivors now are living in grasses under the hot sun, or in lean-to's which get drenched during rainy season or in flimsy tents. These are difficult conditions and the survivors especially the children get sick easily. Colds and influenza are common ailments. We can easily change this dire situation by providing basic building materials for a Filipino home which the survivors love and sorely miss. Having a more secure roof in the head will surely aid in early recovery of the survivors.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $685
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $49,315
Total Funding Goal: $50,000

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Project Leader

Cora Sayre

Executive Director
Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental Philippines

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