Olosinoon Primary School serves 500 children from the ages of 5 through 16 years old.
General School Supplies:
Chalk, Colored Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Crayons, Erasers, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Pencils, Pens, Rulers, and Solar Calculators
(English) Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
(English) Human Body, Math, Science, and World Maps
(English) Age Appropriate Story Books
Solar-Powered Working Laptops, and Working Laptops
Stuffed Animals/Soft Toys
Frisbees, Inflation Pumps, Jump Ropes, Netball/Basketballs, Soccer Balls, and Team Uniforms/Knits for Soccer
New or Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Shoes
Africa Mission Services Community Health Clinic serves between 250 and 350 people every month.
Ace Bandages, Alochol Wipes, Antibacterial Soap, Band-Aids, Blood Sugar Machines and Test Strips, Cold Tabs, Medical Kits, Sanitary Napkins, Splints, Thermometers (Digital), Toothbrushes, and Toothpaste
Otoscope, Slit-Lamp, and Stethoscope
Silk 2/0 (or any non-absorbable equivalent for skin, such as Ethilon)
Malaria Testing Kits (‘RDTs’ – Rapid Diagnostic Test Kits with Reagent) and Pregnancy Testing Kits
Acetaminophen, Alcohol Gel, Antibiotics, Antifungal Cream, Aspirin, Burn Cream, Cough Treatments, Ear Drops, Eye Drops, First Aid Spray, Hydrocortisone Cream, Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, Paracetamol Tabs, Permethrin (Scabies Cream), and Vitamins
Specifically for Children:
Baby Blankets, Baby Oil, Baby Powder, Baby Soap, Cloth Diapers and Clips, and Newborn Clothes (Very Useful)
Bed Linens, Pillows, and Towels
Candy and balloons are not on the needs list as they are harmful for the children and the environment for the following reasons:
• Few of the children benefiting from these projects have access to toothpaste, toothbrushes, or a dentist. The candy promotes cavities.
• The balloons once they become deflated are a choking hazard for local wildlife.
Instead of taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.