Support

Home Telling & Untelling Retelling Support Directors & Sponsors

Gifts are Vital to Our Project

Retelling the `Umayri story requires the generosity of many. Our labor force is partially funded by Department of Antiquities of Jordan. Funds are raised by MPP-U, as well as contributed by foundations and other generous donors.

Cost Estimates for the Many Stages of the Project Include:

  • 7,000 JD* / $10,000 for labor and materials for initial consolidation COMPLETED
  • 1,360 JD / $1950 for final work on four-room house restoration COMPLETED
  • 450 JD / $650 for stone wall consolidation COMPLETED
  • 4,000 JD / $5,700 for labor and materials for viewing platform on tall UNDER-WAY & PAID FOR
  • 5,000 JD / $7,200 for interpretive signage for tall, replica building and viewing platforms
  • 4,000 JD / $5,700 for western viewing platform
  • 15,000 JD / $21,500 for replica four-room house (visitor center)
  • 12,000 JD / $17,200 for video production and viewing equipment
  • 10,000 JD / $14,300 for stone/bush boundary/border around the tall
  • 4,000 JD / $5,700 for guard house
  • 8,000 JD / $11,500 for driveways and parking lot

    Total for all phases 70,810 JD / $101,400
    Outstanding final-phase costs – 58,000 JD / $82,900
    * JD = Jordanian Dinar

How You Can Help

We welcome gifts of all sizes. You may designate that your contribution be applied to our general restoration fund, to a specific phase of the project, or even adopt a room in the replica four-room house/visitor center as outlined below.

  • ground-floor long rooms (3) each @ 1800 JD / $2,600
         [animals, implement storage, food preparation]
  • ground-floor broad room @ 1950 JD / $2,800
         [food storage in large ceramic storage jars]
  • second-story long rooms (3) each @ 1900 JD / $2,700
         [bedrooms for parents & young children and for oldest son and family plus food preparation]
  • second-story broad room @ 1950 JD / $2,800
         [food storage in large ceramic storage jars]

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