Supporting poor for construction of houses

Year Execution: 
2020
Country: 
Pakistán
Organization in Charge: 
Urban Resource Centre (URC)
USD: 
54,000
Nº of Families helped: 
200
Zone: 
Rural

The project started in April. A committee of community elders was formed to coordinate between families and the project team. The construction material including Steel beams, bamboos, Plastic sheets, Mats frames binder, were purchased in Sanghar City. All these materials were transported to a main location where most of families can access them easily. All materials were sorted and bundles were made for each family. The families were invited to collect their bundles of materials. The families transported the construction materials to nearby place to their houses. The families used animal carts and small pick ups to transport building material. The construction work was being done in the stages : development of plinth and foundation, construction of mud walls, installing roofing, Having mud layer on roof, mud plastering of walls and floor, installing of doors and windows.