Kasondra McCracken via Crowdrise
June 23, 2011
BENEFITING: PROJECT PEACEPAL
Board of Directors member, Kasondra McCracken, visted a small school in Ghana and met the most wonderful kids. Let's work together and rebuild their classroom!
Here is what they need:
- Desks and chairs--many students right now sit on the floor. Can you imagine trying to write an essay on the floor?
- Let's give them some light! Currently the classroom is very dark, and the students must strain their eyes to see the chalkboard.
- Fans to help cool the air--it is quite hot in West Africa! Imagine trying to learn while sitting in an idling car in the middle of the summer: with the windows rolled up, and no AC. For 8 hours!
- Toliets and bathroom sinks, of course
- Water tank for safe drinking water. Many diseases are passed through unsafe drinking water. Keep these kids healthy and in school!
- School supplies like books, pens, and paper
Your one-time gift can make a huge difference to these happy and caring kids. "These students manage to learn--and love to learn--in a classroom that is incredibly hot, dark, and uncomfortable. They were overjoyed when I brought them stickers. I wonder how they will feel when we can bring them desks and safe water?" said Kasondra, after her visit with the school. "I've never felt so inspired to make a difference."
Feeling Generous? Join Kasondra in rebuilding this school, and create a safe learning environment for them by giving monthly. Just $15 per month can provide students with school supplies--paper, pens, and pencils, which they desperately need. $200 per month can begin the process of changing their lives forever by providing desks, lights, water, and fans.
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