We agreed with the leaders of Tsipasi to help them build a school for the nearly 175 children in the area. One of our board members in Ghana is a headmaster at an international school where he prepares children for University who would otherwise have no hope of higher education. He will be leading the school and assisting with both the strategic vision and the daily operations. Education, or lack thereof, has a direct correlation to the poverty in the region, and we are thrilled to be a part of reshaping the future of the village by providing their children access to a high quality education. 

PHASE 1 - Construction Materials ($18,000) - Approximately $6,000 remaining (accounting for exchange rate fluctuation)

Remaining Construction Costs:

  • Ceiling Board - $830
  • Ceiling Finishing - $245
  • Facial Board - $365
  • Doors - $740
  • Door Locks - $130
  • Luver Blades and Frames - $575
  • Mason Workmanship - $920
  • Carpenter Workmanship (for roofing) - $690
  • Paint - $510
  • Workmanship for Painting - $920

Completed Construction Costs:

  • Travel - $946
  • Blueprints - $215
  • Sand - $630
  • Blocks - $2,355
  • Cement - $1,840
  • Roofing sheets - $1,680
  • Roofing nails - $13.15
  • 3" nails - $42
  • 4" nails - $52.60
  • Wood (2x6) - $552
  • Wood (2x4) - $472.50
  • Wood (2x3) - $280
  • 2/45 board - $120
  • Wawa board - $157.50
  • 5/8 iron rods - $400
  • 1/2 iron rods - $262.50
  • 3/8 iron rods - $78.90
  • Facial board - $157.50
  • Dusban - $16
  • Labor (masonry) - $2,100 (All other labor to be donated by village)
  • Misc. - $262

PHASE 2 - Furniture/curriculum ($4,001)

  • Desks & Chairs - $2,864
  • Supplies - $500
  • Textbooks (students & teachers) - $637

PHASE 3 - Operational Expense & Salaries ($4,800)

  • Salaries - $4,800 per annum