READER TO READER INC via Crowdrise
December 19, 2012
BENEFITING: READER TO READER INC
On Thanksgiving Day 2012, someone broke down a door at Hopi Mission School and stole 10 laptops from the school. Their principal says, “We don’t have money for things like alarm systems. We didn’t even know about it until three days later.”
This school is situated between Second and Third Mesas on the Hopi Reservation in northeastern Arizona in the town of Kykotsmovi Village (population 776). It is a very small school, without the necessary budget for everyday needs, let alone replacing ten computers.
Reader to Reader brings much needed supplies to under-resourced schools and libraries, in order to get kids the resources they need to read and learn. We are raising funds to replace these laptops with a full laptop cart.
“It’s wonderful to have a partner like Reader to Reader to help our children,” principal Thane Epefanio said. “100% of our children live under the poverty line. You help our children get into the 21st century. They come to our school to get educated in the technology that the rest of us live with on a daily basis. A third of our students don’t have water or power in their homes. A lot of people don’t realize that two hours from a major city there’s a third world country in America.”
Please help us replace Hopi Mission School's technology. No one deserves to lose learning opportunities and resources because of someone else's hurtful actions. Join our team, share with friends, and support the children of Hopi Mission School today.