Humanitarian Projects Needing Volunteers

Entry DateFebruary 7, 2018

What is the name of the project?

Modernizing pig farming housing in Rwanda

Organization name

The Pemium Meat Company Ltd

What country is the project located?


Primary contact

Alfred Ndabarasa Emmanuel Kabanda


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International Phone Number


Is the organization capable and agreeable to communicating several times per week during the design stage?


Explain the humanitarian need for this project and how this project can meet the need.

There is rural poverty in the general area of Bugesera Distric of Eastern Province particularly lack of animal protein. Govern scarcity of land in Rwanda, Pig rearing is the easiest occupation that can raise income for people of this area to alleviate poverty and increase animal protein intake especially for children. The project would greatly benefit women because the exercise is around the home, and in the rural setup it’s wome who care for children’s well being.

What is the mission statement of the organization you represent?

Improved health production of pigs for enhanced income generation.

What humanitarian category does the project best fit under?

Community Development

Describe the current budget situation. Is the land owned outright? What has been spent on the project and what is the estimated remaining costs? What is the strategy for attaining outstanding funds? Please provide as many specifics as possible.

- Land is owned.
~ 36 million Rwanda francs was spent on the project but it needs revamping.
- A cost review has to done after redesigning the project.

Describe the land situation. Has land been procured? Has a site been selected? Was land donated from the local government? Is a deed in-hand? Is the organization currently looking for land?

The land was procured and owned by the developer.

What is typical price per square meter for construction in this region?

~350,000 fr/ $400

Is the organization capable of hosting (transportation, lodging, translation, safety, etc.) designer site visits? Design teams typically consist of 2-6 people and stay for 7 days.


What are the specific program desires for the project. How many buildings, stories, and floor plan square meters? Provide a detailed list of rooms desired and their specific intent.

I need help with the designers

Provide any additional information that should be considered.

We need to drill water, use solar for energy.
Infrastructure funding in general is expensive with respect to the level of attention becomes in Rwanda

Explain the desired timeline from the project. When do you hope to start and finish construction? Will construction occur in phases?

April-September 2018, for animal pens
Warehouse, Administration block and staff housing in One year

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