Friday, May 17, 2013

Does Anyone Have Lowe's Or Home Depot Gift Cards Which They Would Like To Donate To The Children's Home?

Electrical supplies update!  

I have asked people and asked God for help for all the electrical parts and pieces which were stolen from the new orphanage/farm which was donated to the ministry. 

Money, electrical parts and gift cards from Lowe's, Home Depot and Wal Mart 
will also be accepted and appreciated.  

We need several churches to help us raise money and to make missions trips to help us fix up and clean up the children's farm and get everything ready to move in. 

Anyone know how to get a JAMMED pump out of a 325 foot deep well?
We think it is jammed at about 65 feet deep.  Seems someone was trying to steal it and it fell in on them and jammed part way down... Hoping we don't have to replace tube.

We hope to be moved in by June with the 10 children plus more.
We are now 15 days away from the date which we wanted to move in and we have been unable to raise all of the funds needed, but we are not discouraged!
We are on our way!
Keith and Vickie Crowder and I are on our way to the USA to raise funds for the farm.

Ten children and their house parents ready and willing to move to the farm. Vickie and Keith Crowder are the missionaries who will run the children's home.
You can see their blog here.

As you can see from their BLOG they do a lot of community ministry.
They are a wonderful Spirit filled couple who are GREAT with kids.

We do not have electricity yet and cannot get electricity until we have all of the supplies. 

$260 has been donated. 
Then another $520 was donated and then today another $250 was donated.

The $260 plus the $520 was used to buy Romex in the USA which is being shipped down on a container. Why? Because it saves us a lot of money to buy the Romex in the USA verses here in Honduras where it is not available and we have to buy several different wires which cost more.   We were able to purchase 1,000 feet of Romex for $260 or $.26 a foot.
The wire to do the same job is $1.96 per foot in Honduras! 
And a friend is shipping it down for free.  
That saved us $1,700 per roll.
With last week's donation of $520 we were able to purchase another two of the 1,000 foot rolls, That donation knocked out the most expensive part of the electrical job at the children's home.  In all that got rid of $5,586.00 worth of Honduran expenses for a mere $780.00 and I am guessing that the other wire which is needed is also much less expensive in the USA.  

We need 450 feet of 2 gauge wire x 3 which in Honduras is $5.10 a foot for a total of $2,293.20.  In trying to look this wire up on the Lowe's web page I am confused as to what we need.  Anyone with electrical sense out there who wants to help me figure it out? 

This is one of the homes on the property which was donated.

Everything electrical was stolen out of this house, including all the wire.

This is the other house on the donated property.

Everything electrical was stolen out of this house also.

The electrical lines between the homes and the transformer were also stolen.

I originally asked for the $14,250 for the electrical supplies for the new orphanage and along with the money He is also sending supplies! Thank you Lord! Thank you donors!

List of things still needed and prices if purchased in Honduras!

Price sheet on electrical supplies in TegucigalpaNumber of items needednet cost per unit in $Total Dollars   Needed
double light switch   11$2.41$26.49
single light switch       55$1.20$66.22
double light switch cover 11$0.84$9.24
single light switch cover       55$0.42$23.10
recepticals                    48$1.04$49.73
receptical covers     48$0.42$20.16
waterproof  single gang box 3$4.48$13.44
waterproof double gang box 15$10.08$151.20
waterproof covers 18$1.96$35.28
220 volt receptical2$4.76$9.52
220 cover                 2$2.30$4.59
Ceiling fans 5 blade 52"9$140.00$1,260.00
wall fans18$112.00$2,016.00
Breakers 240 volt 40 amp2$22.40$44.80
Breakers 120 volt 20 amp16$10.08$161.28
breaker box 20 hole for 125 main2$84.00$84.00
125 main1$67.20$67.20
10 gauge wire 49 L. per foot100 feet$2.74$274.40
12/3   wire 35 per foot2850 feet$1.96$5,586.00
Inter net wire 19 L. per foot200 feet$1.06$212.80
Light bulbs  large round20 bulbs$4.54$90.72
Light bulbs reg.  100 watt100 bulbs $4.48$448.00
6 foot ground rod1$19.60$19.60
Bulb change stick1$29.68$29.68
Motion sensor lights15$33.60$504.00
Flood lights30 bulbs$7.00$210.00
Light recepticals45$2.41$108.36
Light receptical boxes20$0.90$17.92
Wire snake1$23.52$23.52
Conduit elbows16$0.36$5.82
Conduit connectors30$0.22$6.72
Out side junction boxes15$2.52$37.80
Conduit clamps75$0.34$25.20
¾’ -10'   conduit31  pieces$1.20$37.32
2 gauge wire x 3450 feet$5.10$2,293.20
Entrance alarms9$22.40$201.60
                                                                               - $5,586.00 already purchased
                                            __________                                                                                              so if we do not buy anything else in the USA we will still need $8,672.92                      
If you have any questions, email me at teresa   @   smartteams   . org