We are forever grateful to Tigard Community Friends Church for adopting the Chwele Community Development as one of their mission projects. This allows 100% of your donations to go directly to Chwele’s work. There are a number of acceptable ways to donate listed below:
Donate online via PayPal.
Stock Option Donations:
Stock donations are tax deductible as charitable contributions and can be made c/o Tigard Community Friends Church (Chwele), through its account at: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC, 1001 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 2200, Portland OR 97204. Phone: 503-221-8600.
Your donation will make a difference:
Thank you for your past and continued support through your faithful and thoughtful donations that have built Chwele Health Clinic and the Chwele Friends Community Peace Centre. We now need $25,000 more to complete construction of the centre and $50,000 for seed funding for the various programs. Please stay on board with us!
Chwele Friends Community Peace Centre
- $25,000 will complete final construction of the community center
- $20,000 will provide a clean drinking water distribution system to serve at least 15,000 people of Chwele village including the community centre. It will source water from a clean water Well gifted to Chwele by West Linn High School in 2008. According to UN statistics, 80% of diseases in Africa are water related.
Chwele Health Clinic
- $1,000 will provide full prenatal care for 100 pregnant women
- $10,000 will send a 40 ft container of medical and dental equipment and supplies in 2014
- Looking for a Dental team to set up a Dental Clinic in 2014 at Chwele
The Arts and Cultural Exchange Camp
- $1,000 will provide 40 scholarships per year
- $1,200 will provide 600 nutritional meals for 3-6 year olds
Youth Leadership Training
- $500 will provide 5 scholarships per year
- $250 will provide 50 scholarships for grades 3-12 students
- $50 will purchase 5 curriculum related text books for library
- $5,000 will purchase the equipment needed to process peanut butter
- $100 will purchase a sewing machine or a bicycle for a woman graduating out of the small business program
- $25 will purchase peanut seeds to plant one acre
- $15 will purchase one set of school uniform for 0ne elementary school student. Without uniform, a student cannot attend class.