School Bus Project
We are in urgent need of a school bus to transport
students from the Guanin Center to their homes. At this time,
some youth must walk long distances from their homes to attend
classes and events at the center, without proper shoes and
paved roads to walk on. When it rains, the roads can sometimes
fill with water, and youth persevere through the puddles,
barefoot at times, in order to reach the center.
Without adequate transportation to and from the center, students
are also limited to the time of day that they can attend events
at the center. Without street lights, youth that live long
distances from the center can not participate in the movie
screenings that occours outside on a projector. In addition
to assisting students to and from the center, a school bus
could also serve the purpose of an ambulance. The conditions
of the roads in La Piedra make it difficult for most cars
to drive to and from the community without difficulty, especially
in inclement weather. A vehicle the size of a bus would be
an ideal way to transport community members out of La Piedra
in case of emergency. The closets hospital to La Piedra is
a 45-minute drive from Guanin Center.
WHAT WE NEED?
A school bus will greatly aid in everyday problems of transportation
experienced by people in La Piedra. We are looking to raise
enough funds to purchases a school bus that can transport
at least _____ youth per day, and additionally serve as an
emergency transportation vehicle in the case of medical need.
HOW YOU CAN HELP?
If you would like to support the program, please
donate now, be part of the team,
to be a member.
For the Guanín "La Piedra" First
Aid & Health Care Center,
Municipality of Guerra, Santo Domingo Province
need a properly equipped AMBULANCE.
Directly: 1,300+ patients
who are served by our center.
Indirectly: 5000+ inhabitants who live
in the adjacent areas, as well as the nearby community of Mamón,
which has 3,000 residents. Total of potential directly and indirectly
served patients is 9,300+.
Administrative Proposal for the Use and
Maintenance of the Ambulance:
Ambulance service will be at the disposition of the
Centro Cultural Guanín, Inc. Foundation, for the benefit of the
entire community and the center´s first aid and medical dispensary.
The costs of required fuel and the salary of a permanent ambulance
driver will be covered by the Ayuntamiento del Municipio de Guerra
(Guerra´s City Council). Centro Guanín will cover the cost of maintenance
(including tires, tune-ups, mechanical repairs, etc.) with income
generated through monthly payments by its members, cash donations,
income earned through various community projects, and other activities
and cooperative/collective programs.
If you would like to support this program, donate
now or apply to be
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