ESORM School Building Expenses- March 2011 to May 2012
In March 2011, Pastor Fred Boduo, ESORM Project Manager, traveled to Zwedru, Liberia for three months and built a 7, 500 square foot elementary school building in 46 days with help from our Berean church partner and the Ivory Coast Refugees. This school has 8 classrooms sized 20X30 feet, one cafeteria/auditorium 30X40 feet and 2 offices. Many people are curious what it takes to build a school in Africa, so we have provided this information for you. Following is an itemized account of the expenses incurred for the building of the school as of May 2012.
|#Project ID||Field Items||Expenses Type||Total|
|581||Clearing land, Foundation digging, Brick makers fee, Sand digger fee, Well digger fee, Laying of walls & windows, Manual labor & food for workers, Forms for roof, Plasterers, Stair builders, Roofers fee.||Labour||$10,472|
|581||Front loader & driver rental, Hand tools & tool repairs, Tapoline plastic, Ladders, Electric materials, Cement, Steel rods, Wood planks for roof & doors, Zinc/Combings for roof, Nails, Carbaline, Generator & transformer, Plaster for walls & floor, Power tools (purchased in US)||Materials||$24,283|
|581||Transportation of materials, Gas, Vehicle repairs, Communication/Phone||Miscellaneous||$2,575|
COST OF SCHOOL BUILDING as of May 2012 $37,330
Costs incurred later include building the desks and blackboards, cementing the floors, painting the school.
2011-12 Annual Expense and Income Statement – Year End June 30, 2012
|234||Direct Public Grants||$2,000|
|2234||Special Events Income||$1,724|
|34||School Facilities and Materials||$5,412|
|223||Missionary Travel Expenses to Liberia||$2,263|