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Kwa Maritane

South Africa


Kwa Maritane

If you live in the USA, and would like to bring soccer supplies for the project on this page contact at this link. 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.)


Borite Primary School serves approximately 250 children from ages 4 through 13 years old from low or no income families.


General School Supplies:
Book Bags and Chalk

Reference Materials:
(English) Dictionaries

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

Art Supplies:
Watercolor Paints and Brushes

Educational Games/Toys:
Chess Sets, Puzzles, and Scrabble

Sports/Outdoor Activity:
Cricket Sets, Frisbees, Jump Ropes, Netball/Basketballs, Nets for Soccer, Nets for Netball/Basketball, Rugby Balls, Soccer Balls, and Team Uniforms/Knits for Soccer

New or Gently Used Children's Clothing and Shoes

First Aid/Health:
Antibiotic Ointment, Antiseptic Cream, Antiseptic Wash, Bandages, Band-Aids, and Plaster

All the needs are current as of March 2, 2015
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.
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 bringing candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.