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Bishop Judith Craig Children Village

Bishop Judith Craig Children Village

Advance #11820A

#11820A - Providing basic needs, education, counseling and healthcare to orphaned children

Annual Goal:$105,500.00
YTD Gifts:$38,901.78
Location:Monrovia Liberia Africa
Partner:The UMC, Liberia Annual Conference

Background/History

The Liberian Civil war did not only leave all sectors of the country devastated. It broke the fabric of the society in every form and fashion. Countless numbers of parents were murdered, handicapped, or reduced to poverty. Predicated upon this, an unbelievable number of children were orphaned or left without needed parental support, a situation that led to most of them children to the streets. The Liberia Annual Conference, United Methodist Church, practicing "A Christ Centered Church" initiatives as a means of not only preaching the Gospel, but also giving hope to humanity, initiated the establishment of an "Orphanage Home" to help our society cater to some of the future leaders. We have seen and known what it means to have kids (God's Creations) sleep outside under public market make shapes and the street corners and surviving on arms purchased bread, not dreaming of an education because it was far away from reality. It was more than Godly and appropriate to act. With donors help, we acted; and it was rewarding and not only lives but also society and generation are being saved.

Goals & Objectives

a.) To provide formal education for orphaned and needy children from districts of our conference. b.) To run and operate a primary school system that will cater to thousands of orphaned and needy children. c.) To house and feed the students enrolled at the school. d.) To solicit financial materials and moral support to achieve these missions and goals. f.) To report activities to donors on a periodic basis.

Activities Plan

1. Recruit from the districts through the respective District Superintendents orphans and needed children. 2. Admit recruited children at the orphanage home. 3. Application of project's fund to designated areas. 4. Presentations of lessons by classroom teachers. 5. Registration of graduated kids at other higher educational institutions. 6. Monitor and evaluate project. 7. Prepare and submit periodic reports.

Budget and Financial Information

Income

Annual Advance Financial Goal
$105,500.00
Local Financial Support
$1,600.00
$107,100.00

Expense

Teaching and Support Staff
$49,900.00
Food and Feeding Related Issues
$8,200.00
Medical Care
$2,400.00
Electricity (30KVA Generator and Maint)
$20,000.00
Vehicle (18 seater)
$21,600.00
Vocational/Higher Education
$5,000.00
$107,100.00

Project Contact

Robert N. Sieh, Sr.
231-6522548

Global Ministries Contact

Eunice Iliya
(212) 870-3712