SET UP PLAN
We have planed a step by step process.
The implementation of the set up plan depends on the donation income. Below you will find previous major expenses and current needs:
Gardening and vegetable growing (e.g. carrot, lettuce, tomato, green vegetables, medicinal herbs)
Food crops (e.g. corn, soy, cassava root, sweet potato, jams root, beans, sesame seeds)
Production of therapeutic oils
Production of soap
Production of soybean oil
Mammal farming (e.g. pig, cattle)
Livestock feed production
4 Hectares near Kpalimé are bought for € 1.830. The cost for land registry has cost so far € 1.042. The land register entry process is still ongoing, but there is no much cost expected anymore. Once the process is complete we will list the detailed cost.
Total expenses so far: €2.871
A simple living system is now set up. 2 people can stay there. With 2 large tents that are already there, we can easily create living spaces for up to 5 people and a training room.
Total expenses: € 1.711
Water drilling Having a safe water source has become essential as the main requirement for successful farming. We therefore have to drill for groundwater for the project and for the people around the facility.
Cost: € 4.498
Training of the first instructor
3 months training in Benin at Songhai
Cost: € 1,692
Construction of a pig and goat farm
Purchase of five pigs and three goats,
Temporary worker for breeding
Cost: around € 2,000
Expansion of the plant / main building Construction
including accommodation for six persons,
traditional construction with clay and bamboo
Cost: about € 10,000
Project visit October 2021
In October 2021 I was back in Togo to attend the water drilling work. Thank god the stay was successful. The community and the center in Togo now have access to drinking water.