Humanitarian Projects Needing Volunteers

Entry DateApril 17, 2018

What is the name of the project?

The 610 Project

Organization name

Life in Abundance

What country is the project located?


Primary contact

Brian O

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.

We aim to empower the Haitian people through education, vocational training, and microenterprise efforts in such a way that these communities will begin to thrive and provide for their own people and needs. Education is the driving factor behind all we do, from supporting existing education initiatives at our partnering organization in Croix des Bouquets, Haitian American Caucus, to building and operating a future school campus in Les Cayes, Haiti.

What is the mission statement of the organization you represent?

The 610 Project is an Alabama-based nonprofit dedicated to the sustainable success of developing Haitian communities.

What humanitarian category does the project best fit under?

school, guest house

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.

-March 18th, 2016: Tables of Ten Fundraising Gala, hosted by Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa
-Renaissance Man Triatholon, July 2016
-Pedal Against Poverty Bike Alley Cat Race and Bike Ride, October 2016
-Concentrated pursuit of grants
-Concentrated pursuit of church support and independent donors

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?

land is there's

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


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.

guest house

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

design august to december, construction soon after