Posted by Hans Schilders on Oct 21, 2017

Help RC Portsmouth to

COVER A HOME IN DOMINICA

Here is an information update for the campaign 
COVER A HOME IN DOMINICA - - Saturday Oct 21, 12 noon
 
HOUSE 1
Home of Charles Valentine 30x30 three bedrooms. 
Occupants. 2 elderly displaces by TS erika 2 children 1 . disable girl 2 sons. Husband and wife
 
 
Estimate to repair this house (material and labor sourced locally): EC$ 9000  
                     
HOUSE 2                        
This is small house in Bioche about 20x20 ft
It is occupied by Nita, a mentally challenged person. She will not be able by herself to repair her house.⁠⁠⁠⁠
 
 
Estimate to repair this house (material and labor sourced locally): EC$ 6000
                   
HOUSE 3 > in Westley                        
This house was the home to 6 vulnerable persons who stayed there after a very difficult experience with tropical storm Erika 2 years ago. This was their home after being rescued by boat from the southern side of the island. The family consisted of 3 children and one child age 6. The house in the photo consists of 4 bedrooms. The owner of the house is due for a leg surgery which costs minimum ec $ 10,000. After Maria the occupants of this house were forced to flee for shelter in different places. The mother of the owner of this house is 85 years of age and together with her brother of 90 now lives in a shop temporarily, hoping and waiting for the roof to go back on so that they too can go live in the said house. The owner is not able to to do much physically because of post pains, swelling and discomfort in his leg before surgery. In one of the images his crutch had to be used to hold up the ceiling from caving in on him during the storm.                        
The size of the roof is about 30 x 50 ft
 
 
Estimate to repair this house (material and labor sourced locally): EC$ 12000
                   
HOUSE 4 > in Kalinago Territory                        
A small house with one bedroom occupied by a mother with a baby and other children. 
No picture available yet. The picture below is not of the said house but a general image of the devastation in the already poor indian territory.
 
 
Estimate to repair this house (material and labor sourced locally): EC$ 6000
                    
HOUSE 5 > in Anse de Mai                        
Home of senior citizens in seaside village Anse de Mai.
No image available yet.
 
 
Estimate to repair this house (material and labor sourced locally): EC$ 6000                        

HOUSE 6 > in Marigot (East Coast)                        
Waiting for details to be passed - communication with the area still difficult                        
Estimate to repair this house (material and labor sourced locally):
Depending on the size of the house between EC$ 6000 and EC$ 12000  

                     
SUMMARY with amounts in US$
House 1 - North of Portsmouth - Family of 9 -   EC$9000 / US$3400
House 2 - Bioche - Mentally disabled person -   EC$6000 / US$2300
House 3 - Westley - Family/Group of 8          -   EC$12000 / US$4500
House 4 - Kalinago Territory - Single mother -  EC$6000 / US$2300
House 5 - Anse de Mai - Senior citizens         -   EC$6000 / US$2300
House 6 - Marigot - Details will follow - 6 to 12 EC$ / 2300 to 4500 US$

PLEASE HELP THE ROTARY CLUB OF PORTSMOUTH TO COVER THESE HOMES

DONATE WITH YOUR CREDIT CARD AT OUR GENEROSITY FUNDRAISER WEB-PAGE: CLICK HERE

OR TRANSFER YOUR DONATION TO OUR DISASTER ACCOUNT IN DOMINICA

Transfer your donation to our Disaster Account and indicate which house you want to help repair.
We will keep you informed about the progress by regular updates of this web article.

Rotary Club of Portsmouth, Disaster Account   315 00 13 93

National Bank of Dominica NBD
64 Hillsboroughstreet, Roseau, Dominica, 00152
SWIFT: NCDMDMDM

Corresponding Bank: Bank of America NY
SWIFT: BOFAUS3N
ABA Number: 026009593

 

For any questions or remarks, feel free to WhatsApp to Hans Schilders at +1 767 616-3002    (prefer WhatsApp rather than call)

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