After nearly 9 months of research, design work, evaluations, funding discussions, bidding processes, strange random tasks and endless paperwork we have now finally reached a point in time that sometimes felt like it would forever exist only as a target of our minds. We are now in the process of constructing 3 more learning centers!
On each construction site are 10-15 workers busy casting structures, building walls and making safe environments for children to do their homework and play after school. These designs are improved versions of the first project we completed last years in village Cagbuhangin. This is made possible as Ormoc City Government has doubled the budget for each site; Now 1,5 million PHP (Approx. 21,000 GBP) including all materials and labour. We are designing, coordinating and managing these projects free of charge.
We are very grateful to all involved making and supporting the projects. The Centers will be open and available to about 1200 children in villages where no community spaces previously existed.