Kusewera Village Initial Costs: $625,000
*See in-kind donation information at the end, or check out our Amazon Smile WISH LIST!
Phase 1 – $50,000 – complete (formation of Kusewera Limited – Malawi, land research and acquisition of 13 acres)
Phase 2 – $500,000 total – still require $150,000 (landworks, building of the perimeter wall and construction of community center, volunteer guest house, storage warehouse and staff /admin housing, pre-school building, shipping container – purchase (own), fill and ship from Long Beach, delivered and utilize on site as building, 26-32 seater bus)
Phase 3 – $75,000 – still require $50,000 (Sports Complex – sport court and sports field and initial upkeep necessary, equipment room/restrooms, health clinic, music/drama amphitheater/stage and all water & electrical items associated)
Kusewera Village salaries:
Salaries and expenses (Goal for full staff) $6000/month (up to 25 Malawian staff) or $72k/year
Stipend and expenses for one on-site US representative – $1000/month or $12k/year
Long-term On-site US Representative, Country Director $TBD (between 2-4k/month)
Individual cost examples for specific donation: $30,000 Preschool, $50,000 for a 26-32 seater bus, $40,000 sport court roof, $14,000 shipping container (from US to site in Malawi), $20,000 Amphitheater/Stage
CURRENT Monthly Operational costs needed: $5000/mo OR $60,000/year (a monthly sponsorship helps here!). Funds needed for minimal growth is $6000/month OR $72,000/year.
*In-kind donations are always welcome as well! See our Amazon Smile WISH LIST or reach out for specific questions but categories and items include: Sports equipment, team uniforms (whole team if possible – soccer, netball, basketball, volleyball, baseball), educational materials (for all ages), books for the library, health related items (variety of medical supplies), dental hygeine items, new underwear (for preschool age to 18), sneakers or Crocs-type (preschool age to 18), black school shoes (ages 3-5), general apparel items needs are limited – so please inquire. Kusewera@gmail.com