The Mennonite group have returned from Punta Gorda and as a
result of discussions with the people in PG we have set ourselves a
To build 200 houses as quickly as possible.
Today, three were built.........197 to go.
The houses will be 16 X 24, zinc roof, wooden beams and struts, on
posts supplied by the new owner, who will also case in the sides of
Cost...Bze $800 per house. (assuming we can buy all the lumber in
cost will increase by Bze $200 if we cant, and have to buy in Cayo.
The location of the houses will be decided by the Mayan village
leaders. The three built today were built in San marcos, Maphrodite,
We will keep records of the names of families helped and location of
each house built.
Forgive me all if I am unable to get pictures yet, but I will as soon as
I get chance to go there again. I feel it better at the moment to get
busy with fund-raising.
The mennonites will set up a central location, prefabricate the roof
beams where there is electricity, haul to site and bingo...... one
more happy family.
So, 172 to go.
My thanks to all who are helping.