Casita Linda, A. C.

by Casita Linda, A.C.

Summary

Before their "Casita Linda" families had little comfort or security. They lived in small structures made from scraps of wood, pieces of metal, stones, plastic and other cast-off materials with little protection from the elements. Many children had no bed or light for doing their homework. After helping to build their new home, the family has a solid roof and sturdy walls. They are healthier because of improved sanitation and a warm, dry place to sleep.
$85,000
total goal
$16,308
remaining
170
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

Challenge

There are 17 million people living in extreme poverty in Mexico who do not qualify for low-cost government housing programs. These people are the beneficiaries. Eventually, this model could be used in other countries for people in similar conditions.

Solution

Provide materials, knowledge, labor to build houses; provide programs on community development.

Long-Term Impact

We expect to reduce extreme poverty in rural villages and the number of people who migrate to the United States looking for better living and salary conditions.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​casitalinda.org/​en/​
Casita Linda

Organization Information

Casita Linda, A.C.

Location: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato - Mexico
Website: http:/​/​www.casitalinda.org
Project Leader:
Kerry Trull
San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato Mexico