Opportunity and education draw closer for the community of Soav
Many young people in Madagascar grow up with little or no education, and very limited employment prospects. No wonder they turn to alcohol and sex to escape. As a result, many children are born to young people who have little chance of supporting them.
Thrive Madagascar’s solution
THE SOAV MULTI-FUNCTION CENTRE is Chosen Servant Ministries’ most recent large-scale project in Ambohidanerana – situated about 7 kilometres from Soavinandriana. Our vision is to offer a fully equipped vocational training centre, health clinic, recreation area and business hub for all ages, with a focus on youth programs. We already have some programs in place, and these will be expanded once the centre is completed. THE SOAV MULTI-FUNCTION CENTRE offers a basketball court which can also be used for a range of other sporting activities.
Once completed, THE SOAV MULTI-FUNCTION CENTRE, will include:
- A library / information centre
The only library available for kilometers around, THE SOAV MULTI-FUNCTION CENTRE’s library will serve as an information centre that will also provide a range of resources for the people of this poverty stricken area.
- An instruction room
We plan a full range of vocational training, including sewing. Sewing machines are ready to be set up in one of the rooms that will serve as an instruction area for various vocational and living skills.
- A health clinic
We plan to operate medical and dental services from a purpose-built clinic. Programs to train local community health workers will also be offered.
- A main auditorium
The main auditorium will host indoor sports, training workshops, as well as arts and culture activities.
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We need more help!
Funds are desperately needed to purchase the following equipment and supplies for THE SOAV MULTI-FUNCTION CENTRE.
AU $8,000 Toilet and shower block
AU $3,000 36 tables
AU $2,200 120 chairs
AU $800 Tablecloths
AU $4,000 Medical surgery set up (shelving, workstation, operation chair, operation bed, equipment, start-up medical supplies, administrative tools)
AU $4,000 Dental surgery set up (shelving, workstation, operation chair, operation bed, equipment, start-up medical supplies, administrative tools)
AU $800 Projector and screen
AU $120 DVD player
AU $180 Speakers
AU $400 Microphone and sound desk
AU $150 Podium/pulpit
AU $300 Large white board