Independence Village Housing Reconstruction

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Independence Village Housing Reconstruction
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Community Name: Stann Creek
Country: Belize
Volunteer(s) Name: M Schmidt
Volunteer(s) Homestate: Maryland
Funds community contributed: 11, 050.00
PPCP #: 535-130
Year of project approval: 2001
Projects started in Belize 2001 (1).
Independence Village Housing Reconstruction
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Other Projects in Belize (9).
Crique Sarco Primary School Computer Lab, Crooked Tree Pasture Clearing, Independence Village Housing Reconstruction, Indian Church Farming Cooperative, Maya Mountain View Playground, Solar Powered Community Phones (Belize), Summer Environmental Workshop, Village Market, Water Pump Replacement Belize
State Flag of Maryland.svgOther Projects by Volunteers from Maryland (16).
Ahecha Paraguay Photography Exhibition, Bar School Number 2 Insulation Project, Community Beekeeping and Business Training, Environmental Community Clean Up, George gardner, Girls' Internships, Girls' Summer Camp, Independence Village Housing Reconstruction, Individual Desks = Individual Attention, Maternity Improvements, Midwife Training for Healthy Babies, Moukoulou Village Library, Luis A. Rivera, Rural education development in Zambia, Richard L. Smith … further results
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Info about the Independence Village Housing Reconstruction

On October 8, 2001, Independence Village in South Stann Creek, Belize was hit by Hurricane Iris. A developing commercial and political center, Independence Village is the capital of the Belizean Banana Industry and the closest commercial center for the sixteen clustered communities that house the industry's work force. The industries and communities both were severely impacted by the hurricane with damage to homes/buildings, agricultural lands, and road networks. Independence Village is asking for your assistance in their long-term reconstruction efforts. They aim to rebuild their homes and regain a sense of normalcy in their lives. Funds raised will be used to buy building materials for damaged homes. The community will contribute all the labor and a portion of the materials.

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