New Girls Dormitory at Tumaini Youth Center Kitale Kenya Africa
The eight girls at the orphanage have to stay with Tecla, the girl’s house mother and care provider twenty-four hours a day.
African Inland Church’s Tumaini Youth Center Girls Dormitory Project 2018 A new 4,411 square foot girl’s dormitory, is in the making. This building will be a vast improvement over our current facility. It will provide needed room for expansion as well as more privacy among the female orphans and staff members. It will have 12 small private rooms for the teens and 6 shared (two beds per room) for the younger girls, as well as four shared bathrooms. This new facility will supply housing for up to 24 orphaned or abandoned girls along with staff members. The girls will have 3,216 square feet of living and bathroom space. The large common area measures 588 square feet, and will have multiple uses. It will serve as the dormitory’s living, dining and meeting facility, along with a 620 square foot, Matron’s apartment in the center. This will be for Tecla, and has a Bathroom and Kitchen. Included in the buildings foot print are four small yard areas for the children.
The Colorado Commission Committee’s Project Manager Tyke Pierce, converted the metric plans for this building into inches and feet so that we could get a real perspective of what we are building in Africa. It turns out that we are building a building of approximately 4,536 square feet including the small yard areas as they are a part of this buildings overall Foot Print.
This building including furnishings will cost a little over $57,000 in American dollars. In comparison, this size building constructed in Colorado, would cost in the ballpark of $750,000.00! The girls dormitory project is 75% funded at this time. We need your help to fully fund this deserving project, please donate. The completion date is set for late fall 2018.