Helping The Street Children in Paraguay

This paper describes a hypothetical project for helping the street children in Paraguay prepared by the Executive Director of a small non-governmental, non profit charity organization (NGO). The project report has been prepared for the approval of a donor agency that has allocated one million dollars for the project.

Save the Street Children in Paraguay

It has been estimated by the United Nations that there are over 150 million street children worldwide, with the number rising daily. Most street children have been historically associated with the cities of Latin America and the Indian subcontinent but ...

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begging, substance abuse, and prostitution to survive.
The project has been designed to help the street children in Paraguay. The initial project plan is based on a budget of one million dollars for the first two years of its operation, but the long term objective is to make it self-sustaining. The project report that follows consists of the following sections:

1. Why Paraguay?
2. Country Overview
3. Present Condition of Street Children in Asuncion
4. Mission Statement
5. Strategic Plan: includes Objectives & Scope of project, Monitoring & Evaluation, Sustainability, and Future Plan
6. Implementing the Plan: Includes Recruiting, Training, Involving the Community and Budget
7. Likely Problems
8. Likely Outcome

1. Why Paraguay?

Paraguay was chosen for our project because of the relative obscurity of the country. The country can be considered as the back water of South America, overshadowed by its much larger neighbors such as Brazil and Argentina. Due to this, ...

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has perhaps the most racially homogenous population in South America. About 95 % of the people are mestizos (people of mixed Spanish and Native American ancestry) and about 45 % of the population lives in rural areas. The official languages are Spanish and Guaraní. Roman Catholicism is the official religion, followed by about 90 % of the population.
Elementary education in Paraguay is free and according to official figures 97 % of the adult population is literate. Agriculture is the mainstay of the Paraguayan economy, with farming as its principal industry. It contributes 29 % to the GDP. In 1999 the country's GDP was $7.7 billion, or $1,440 per capita. Like most third world ...

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Added: 2/7/2016 03:01:02 AM
Category: Government
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