Ze June 2011

Proposal

Post:

Date(s) of project: May 10-June 1, 2011

Brief description of Project:

The volunteer painted a .5-meter diameter globe made of cement for her local CEG. The globe was placed under the flag in the CEG courtyard. It was a twist on the World Map project many volunteers do, in an attempt to improve students’ understanding of the globe. For many Beninese, adults and students alike, their only conception of the world is that of the standard Africa-centered grid map, which doesn’t allow them to comprehend that, for instance, the United States and Japan are not far from one another. This globe will hopefully help with this comprehension.

Number of people involved:

Gender/Age
Category
# of
Individuals
# of Service Providers (work partners, Project co-organizers,
technicians, animators, etc.)
Women over 24
Men over 24 4 work partners
Girls 15-24
Boys 15-24
Girls under 15
Boys under 15

Budget:

Item Number Unit Cost Total Cost
Cement Globe 1 5.000 5.000
Small plastic globe (used as a diagram) 1 1.000 1.000
Bottles of tint in red, yellow, blue, green 6 500 3.000
Medium paintbrush 2 250 500
Small cans of white paint 2 800 1.600
Varnish 1 2.000 2.000
Fine tip markers 2 600 1.200
Cement 1 5.200 5.200
Brick mold rental 1 500 500
Mason Labor 1 4.300 4.300
Total 22.500

Amount Requested: 22.500

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