You can help 2300 kids a year by renovating Community House for Families in Klaipeda, Lithuania. Your donation will expand poverty-circle-cutting-off services for underprivileged families and enable 6-8 NGO's to operate together for this purpose.
Lithuania faces higest poverty rates in Europe. Our current statistics show 1/3 large families have household income below the country's poverty level. To cut off poverty circle and reinvent children futures, underprivileged families need effective education, support and life skills training. We ask your help to renovate 1000 sq.m. Community House for Families building and redesigne it for unique 6-8 NGO's compound, what will be able to expand necessery services for families in the best way.
Reprojecting/redesigning the building (offices for 6-8 NGO's, classes, library, meeting hall, children/youth center, cafe, fitness center, shop for cheap suply, guests rooms), energy-saving renovation of roof, walls, windows, heating/drainage systems, strenghthening and expanding NGO compound, expanding existing permanent services (education, support, training) for more families (from 480 to 700 families, from 1500 to 2300 children), introducing new services and methods according changing needs.
Community House for Families renovation creates possibility for long-term permanent 6-8 local NGO's operating, helping per year 700 underprivileged families with 2300 children and allowing them to rise out of poverty.
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).
In Lithuania risk of poverty/exclusion is 33%