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Security Gate to Keep Girls Safe: $7,500

Organization: MainSprings 

Country: Tanzania 

Mission Focus Area: Safety


MainSprings Tanzania is seeking funding for a security wall to protect the 4-6 year old girls living at the MainSprings second residential campus. Your generosity will provide safety through a guard hut near the main entrance and 160 meters of fencing to completely surround the dormitory blocks and dining hall of the residential program.

Budget Breakdown 

Item Unit Price Quantity Total Price
Chain-Link Fence Rolls $55 16 $880
Cement $14 50 $700
Gravel $135 3 $405
Sand $55 2 $110
Metal Posts $55 30 $1,650
Binding Wire $3 10 $30
Wire Holder For Fence $50 2 $100
Gate $400 2 $800
Guard Room $1,350 1 $1,350
Labor $800 1 $800
Transport $300 1 $300
Administrative Support & Oversight $7,125 0.05 $356
TOTAL $7,481

This Budget Includes:

  • Chain-link fence supported with metal posts for longevity and sturdiness
  • Guard hut near the main entrance gate
  • Two metal gates for entrances
  • 160 meters of fencing to completely surround all three dormitory blocks and dining hall of the residential program
  • Bougainvillea and Passion fruit vines to fill in the chain-link fencing