New cooperation, support, sponsorship and agreements
- No new cooperation was established in this period.
Visits to the project in August, September and October 2014
29.10.2014: Eugídio Semolo – Environmental Engineering student – São Paulo/SP
Media coverage on the Agricultural Greenhouses Project
- There was no media coverage over the period.
Major donations in cash
- There were no donations in cash.
For the month to come we need resources in cash amounting to
- USD 48.00 – purchase of screws: Screws are required to hold the roof wooden structure over the greenhouse posts. (100 screws per package | need: 48 packages)
- USD 56.00 – purchase of a pressure stapler: The pressure stapler is used to attach plastic covers to the wooden roof/side structure. (Price per unit: USD 56.00 | need: 1 stapler)
- USD 63.00 – purchase of cement: Used to set the greenhouse posts (50-kilo bags | 6 bags)
- USD 368.00 – purchase of a chainsaw: For cutting eucalyptus trees for the greenhouse. (Price per unit: USD 368.00 | need: 1 chainsaw)
- USD 222.00– purchase of iron bars: For stabilizing the PVC posts, iron bars are placed inside them. (Iron bar measures 2.80 meters, and number of bars varies according to the size of the greenhouse. | need: 48 iron bars)
- USD 486.00 – purchase of post-hole digger: For digging the holes where the posts will be set. (Price per unit: USD 486.00 | need: 1 unit)
- USD 733.00 – purchase of PVC pipes: Used as the greenhouse posts. Posts are stabilized with iron bars and cement inside and placed in holes in the ground. (Each pipe is 2.80 meters high, and the number of pipes depends on the size of the greenhouse. | need: 48 PVC pipes)
- USD 1,088.00 – purchase of greenhouse plastic film: Greenhouse plastic film is used to cover the greenhouse frames. (Each roll of plastic film measures 105 by 12 meters and costs USD 362.00 | need: 3 rolls)
- USD 1,458.00 – purchase of lumber for greenhouse roof structure: Boards, rafters, and battens for the greenhouse wooden roof structure. (1 square meter of wood costs, on average, USD 13.60 | need: 35 square meters)
- Help CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER build new agricultural greenhouses with alternative materials to improve the living conditions of needy communities by donating USD 209.00 to buy a hand-held power saw (Makita, Bosch, or similar) for cutting the wooden roof structure of the greenhouse.