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Summer Camp 20-06-29-23

Security Fence Around Orphanage

SKU 00018
$14,166
In stock
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Product Details

NOTE: You can adopt this project by selecting “Adopt” or you can contact an ACHF team member to learn more.

Maintaining security is a priority concern not only for A Child’s Hope Foundation, but also the orphanages we partner with. Rancho de los Ninos is home to 85 children and around 20 adult caregivers and other support staff. The sprawling “ranch” is located on the southern edge of the small town of El Porvenir in the Guadalupe Valley. Currently there is no fence surrounding the orphanage and there is a desire to increase the security of the facility in order to better ensure safety of the children. This is particularly important from late evening to morning when there is no one watching the front entry gate and there are fewer people outside to identify unfamiliar people.

On a different note, one of the key indicators of Rancho’s success at supporting their children is that despite their lack of fences and closed gates currently, they do not have a problem with children running away. This is a unique outcome of their positive environment and place where the children enjoy being.

Once it’s completed, the fence will be over 3,000 feet long. So far, less than 200 feet have been completed using supplies and labor as it is sporadically available. There are still 2,500+ feet to be completed and cinder block, cement, and brick laying tools are needed to complete this project. Ideally, it would be best to have hired labor complete this project. However, the orphanage caregivers are willing to work on this project as they are available.


Project Timeline

It’s difficult to put a timeline on security. The sooner the fence is built the better. It is estimated that with a full time hired laborer, it will take 12 work days to complete the fence. Ideally, we hope to have the fence built by the end of December.


Cost Breakdown

Blocks: $5,946
Bags of Concrete: $4,180
Rebar: $102.79
Sand/Gravel Truck Load: $3,936.84

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