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Mvuu Lodge
Travel + Leisure 2012 Global Vision Award Winner in Leadership

Malawi

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Mvuu Lodge

If you live in the USA, and would like to bring soccer supplies for the project on this page contact Soccer.com at this link. Soccer.com in partnership with the U.S. Soccer Foundation and Pack for a Purpose will send the first 150 people who complete the form with the necessary information 4 free deflated Passback soccer balls with needles to "Pack for a Purpose" on your trip. (Limit one request per address.)

Project #1

The Nanthomba primary school serves 700 children from ages 6 through 16 years old.

Needs

General School Supplies:
Chalk, Colored Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Compasses, Crayons, Erasers, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Markers, Pencils, Pens, Protractors, Rulers, and Solar Calculators

Reference Materials:
(English) Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Flash Cards:
(English) Alphabet, Math, and Word

Wall Charts:
(English) Human Body, Language, Math, Science, and World Maps

Text/Reading Books:
(English) Age Appropriate Story Books, Biology, General Science, Health, Language/Grammar, and Math

Art Supplies:
Craft Scissors and Watercolor Paints

Computer Hardware/Software:
Solar-Powered Working Laptops

Sports/Outdoor Activity:
Inflation Pumps, Jump Ropes, Netball/Basketballs, Soccer Balls, and Team Uniforms/Knits for Soccer

Clothing/Shoes:
New or Gently Used Children's Clothing and Shoes

First Aid/Health:
Band-Aids

Project #2

CITW Youth Park Fence Project is located at the Liwonde National Park. The idea of this project is to teach the children about conservation and to help reduce human-wildlife conflict in the villages adjacent to Liwonde National Park. Currently, there are 150 individuals from ages 14 through 18 years old benefiting from this project. Of these 150 individuals, 25 are trained and actively patrolling the Park fence.

Needs

General School Supplies:
Pencils and Pens

Wall Charts:
(English) World Maps

Text/Reading Books:
(English) Books on Human-Animal Conflict and Books on Park Management

Computer Hardware/Software:
Solar-Powered Working Laptops

Clothing/Shoes:
New or Gently Used Children's Clothing and Shoes, Covered Field Shoes for Patrolling the Park Fence, and Field Clothes for Patrols

All the needs are current as of September 30, 2014
Listed on this page are the specific needs requested by the community project(s) so you can choose exactly what to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you bring for them.