We will build a school Tongle Town, Leye County, Guangxi Province, China. The Leye County is located in the northwest of Guangxi, southeast of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. The county has the total area of 2617 square kilometers (mostly mountain area), with a total population of 157,000. It is home to the Zhuang, Han, Yao, Miao, Buyi, Yi, Mulam, Gelo, Beijing, water, and Dong ethnic groups of 11 ( 50% of the Zhuang, Han 48%, 2% other minorities). It's one of the 28 poorest counties in China.
Name of the school: Shanggang Village Elementary School. 230 students, 16 teachers. The existing classroom building is identified as dangerous. There is no library, computer room, playground, air conditioning, etc.. However, the project is: a 3-floor, 500-square meter building. It will be used for both classrooms and dormitories. Estimated total cost: RMB 468,000. The county education bureau can support RMB 68,000. Still need RMB 400,000 (USD $58,651).
We are hiring local contractors and have a local person look over the school After completion, we will visit the school.