Qaw community house fencing
Bandar Siyaada Qaw is small village located 39km km from Bosaso district capital of Bari region. With a population of 200HHS, its economy depends on farming, livestock, fishing, frankincense and small businesses activities like shops, stores and cafes. The people were affected by drought and covid-19 pandemic. The impact of the covid-19 also affected the residents of Qaw and surrounding villages as the selling price of their farming products prices goes down. The community benefited number of Care implemented SomRep Restore project including distribution of agricultural seeds, distribution of unconditional cash transfer for vulnerable households. They also established Village saving and loan associations and provided number of impacted training to village committees. The community in Qaw and with aid assistance constructed primary, boarding and secondary school. They also built village administration house and medical center.
The people in Qaw village were highly appreciating the assistance they received from Care and SomRep through Restore project. The Restore SomRep project constructed 100m of Qaw road the main challenge point of the water canal bringing water from the sea. Despite the above mentioned humanitarian support the village leaders and community are requesting to support construction of fencing wall for the village administration house.
Through joint consultation meeting with village stakeholders the community have chosen as a priority project to construct fence wall for village administration house thus Qaw community are ready to take advantage of the project and conduct fundraising campaign to implement the priority community project. This small village and pastoralists which comes far places in times of spring and autumn seasons.
Qaw village community and their diaspora are expected to raise $ of contributions to cover the estimation cost of building village administration house fencing with allocated matching fund of $7,333 from Restore project.
The villagers will also donate in-kind contributions such as materials like stone, cement, sand and labor force. Qaw community selected the project committee of 7 members of fundraising committee from Business people, Youth, Women and religious man.
The Project will use the Bulshokaab platform to track the transactions of the bank accounts and contributions from community members and the diaspora. Through Bulshokaab, members of the public will be able to access these financial transactions by visiting www.Bulshokaab.com. Community contributions amounting to $12,284 are expected to contribute by the residents of Qaw and its diaspora.