Project information

Crafts for school fees

In this activity, a group of housewives will learn to make handicrafts made from shells, rattan & woven fabrics. The natural materials can be found around their homes. The results of these crafts will be sold in the local market and the money we earn mostly will use to pay for our children to school

90 Days

Charity information: MicroAid Projects

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  • Need

    Need

    Poverty and education

    Solution

    Provide skills to mothers to be able to earn extra money for the family and can send their children to school

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Improve family welfare

    Activities

    » Provide training in business skills
    » Increase knowledge of family financial management

    The results of these crafts will be sold in the local market and able to earn extra money for the family


    Aim 2

    Avoid the kids out of school

    Activities

    » Provide additional income to mothers
    » Children can attend school

    The money we earn mostly will use to pay for our children to school


  • Impact

    Impact

    Family life for the better and a lot of kids who can complete their studies at a higher level

    Risk

    *The flurry of mothers taking care of families and children can take time to make a craft.

    *Forming a study group and create a joint venture, so that each person can control a shared responsibility

    Reporting

    Make a written report, give comments of the participants and create documentation of photo and video. All files will be sent via email, publish on website and share via social media

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £8,900

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      Amount Heading Description
      £2,400 Training equipment Equipment for training and product trials
      £1,700 Books and learning materials Guide books, DVDs and learning tools
      £2,400 Accommodation & transportation Rent places, transportation of participants and meal costs
      £750 Media & communications Reports and documentation, online and hard copies
      £750 Local trainers Cost of local trainers and assistants
      £900 Management Management Fee
  • Background

    Location

    Maumere, Sikka, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia (Flores Island)

    Beneficiaries

    The project will involve 150 women who come from poor families, most are housewives and some people are young children who do not have a steady job. East Nusa Tenggara is the poorest province in Indonesia

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    MicroAid is an international charity that helps empower group of poor families through livelihood skills training, provides micro enterprise guidance & products. MicroAid to reach the poorest of the poor with simple learning projects that people can do themselves

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Jalu Wardhana

    Operations Manager

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