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YEAR IN REVIEW 2009:

  • Raised over $140,000 in CfC's first full year of operations.
  • Managed over $100,000 of construction.
  • Created and implemented a volunteer program for training and sending project managers.
  • Completed design and preconstruction for first phase of project in Kenya.
  • Completed first school building in Zambia.
  • Fully funded 2nd Zambia building and completed 80% of the construction to date.
  • Added five new Board Members and are actively talking to others who are interested. Board will be officially introduced in mid 2010.
  • Have worked with over 30 volunteers in many different capacities.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Click on the links below to view full articles.

 

Kenya One Acre Fund Design was posted on multiple other architectural blogs (thank you Kit and Sam Kollmeyer for all your hard work).

 

CONSTRUCTION:

Updates on CfC's two current projects.

Dan Wachtler and Kyle Parrish will complete construction of the second building of the Limulunga Community School in Zambia by mid February. The project is on budget and will be completed a full month ahead of schedule.

 

2nd school building nears completion.


Construction of five separate living quarters for the One Acre Fund will start the beginning of February. Our two newest project managers, Dave Betts and Connor Dinnison, left for Nairobi, Kenya on the 18th of January.
  




Rendering of OAF visitor quarters... visit the design blog for the project
here.
 

Conner Dinnison (left) and Dave Betts (right) left for Kenya on Jan. 18th

These are exciting times as we continue to grow and take on new opportunties. Thank you for your interest in CfC's work. We appreciate your continued support.

Sincerely,

The CfC Team
Nick, James, Eli, Mary, Matt & Mike




FUNDRAISING NEED:


CfC is working to raise $25,000 to build an early education school in Cambodia. 50% of the project has already been funded.

If you would like to give to this cause, you may click on the donate button above to visit our online donation page.

Information on the project is given below.


The Cambodia Project:
 
The project site is in the Meanchey District, one hour south of the capital city of Phnom Phen. The disrict has no permanent kindergarten options besides the two temporary classrooms on the Lveatay campus that provide cramped space for around fifty children.  With the new school building CfC is going to build, kindergarden enrollment will increase to between 150 and 200.

 

The Impact:
By enrolling children in pre-primary school, they are far more likely to go on to complete primary school and perform better on national exams. This new kindergarten will provide a high quality facility for learning to prepare children for primary school. CfC's local partner, STEP
(Supplementary Teaching Education Program), will be running the school and recruting teachers. STEP specializes in programs that encourage future educational opportunities, foster improved children’s health, and promote gender equality.

You can view a project rendering and description under the projects menu of our website:

 

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Special thanks to JKoe Photography for providing the photos on CfC's website. Click on the photo below to link to jkoephoto.com

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