On 21 august 2018, we went to ntcheu district to submit the papers of ownership of the land, it went well and we are done with the land project. Thank you.
SCHOOL OF NEW DIRECTION
On the same day we had a meeting with the group village head chikhasu and the other 10 village headman, the aim of this meeting was to formulate the project management committee (PMC) , this committee will help the project in such a way that they will be monitoring the project especially for the activities done by the community through us on this project. The project management committee come up with a suggestion of starting making bricks as the contribution to the project, the discussed and agreed that this project of making bricks will start in the month of September before the rains coming in October or November because the people in the community they will be busy with farming and they said if they will not making bricks this year it will be difficult to them because they will be free again in next year that’s why they have agreed to start this year, hence they have already some bricks but they will make the brick of two classroom blocks.
These people they will need a help of food for a month of September while they are making bricks because they need energy and they will be spending the whole day at the land making bricks for the school of new direction and as for SAPOF staff will need some funds for transport to monitor the project which the budget as follows.
Monitoring the project of making bricks
Transport for 2 people staff from Blantyre to ntcheu
2 people for 4 times once a week
12,000 per trip
Food for people in the community when making bricks for the whole month
Bricks making ports
Note that they have started already making bricks with their own equipment and this resources that we are requesting is to be addition with the ones they have and this will help for the work of making bricks to be fast and easier as we are heading to rainy season and for the slashes and holes we need to clear the land so that we can put the bricks when making .
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MEETING WITH DISTRICT COMMISSION FOR THE PROJECT OF SCHOOL OF NEW DIRECTION
We had a meeting with a ntcheu district commission (DC) Which the aim was introducing the project of permaculture children project and as well as school of new direction, the district commissioner welcomed the project but they recommend us to have a the district executive committee (DEC) meeting with the stakeholders to introduced ourselves and the meeting they give us date of this month end September to make the meeting and we need some addition fund for this meeting and the budget as follows.
Transport for staff going and back from blantyre
Director of planning and development
For 40 stakeholders
Note that this budget is the budget that given us for the meeting to be taken this month end of September.
This whole the three projects will cost total to 443,000.MK OR 560.76 Euro