Our new two-stall toilet
With your support, we have now built two modern, hygenic toilet stalls outside our newly rebuilt centre. Our centre has not had a toilet in the past and this addition will make participating in our programs more comfortable for all users. Most of the youth who use our centre live in serious poverty and are accustomed to sharing a pit latrine with about 30 others.
Here's how we spent your money on construction materials and labour (in Kenyan shillings):
1 lorry quarry stones: 14,000
1 lorry sand: 14,000
4 x 900 iron roofing sheets: 3,600
6 x 750 bags cement: 5,800
2 Toilet systems: 14,000
PVC and other pipes: 2,900
Timber 6 x 4 for roofing: 2,400
2 timber doors – 3200 x 2: 6,400
Door frames 1250 x 2: 2,500
A mason and 2 labourers – 2,000 x 5 days: 10,000
Nails 2’’ x 2, 3’’ x 2: 520
2 windows: 2,400
Draining line/system work: 4,400
Metal water tank and pipes: 5,500
Total: 90,920 = $ USD 1,082
We are slightly under our estimated budget of $1200. The difference will be used to paint the exterior of the toilets and will help withoutsanding priorities, like installing eavestroughs on and electrical wiring in our centre.
We are so grateful for your help. A $1,200 project probably doesn't seem very big to you, but it's often hard to get the attention of funders with really small projects. Many don't fund infrastructure either. Support from individual donors like you is the reason why we are successful in changing the lives of slum youth.
Thank you so much.
Youth we support