The following is the breakdown of material costs for each portion of the school construction.
- A normal one-classroom school serves 30 students.
- Approximate cost of the total construction for a one-classroom school including furnishings (chalkboard, desks for children and teacher, and bookcases and shelves) is $15,000.
- Approximate cost for a two-classroom school is $25,000.
|Materials for a One Classroom School||US Dollars|
Roof – including metal trusses & metal sheeting
Cement blocks for walls
|Reinforcement rods for walls||$800|
|Cement for foundation, floors, and mortar for blocks||$1,500|
|Windows and doors||$1,500|
|Bathroom fixtures and plumbing||$1,200|
|Electrical supplies - meter, panel, wiring, receptacles, lights, & fans||$1,200|
|Painting – inside and out||$500|
|Bookcases and shelves||$150|
|Small school desks for normal class size of 30 students/one per child||$750/$25|
|School supplies for each child per school year||$50|
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