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Kisampa

Tanzania

Accommodation

Kisampa

Project #1

Matipwili Primary School and Matipwili Secondary School which serves 450 students from ages 6 through 17 years old.

Needs

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

Art Supplies:
Craft Scissors and Watercolor Paints and Paint Brushes

Reference Materials:
(English) Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

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

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

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

Computer Hardware/Software:
Solar-Powered Working Laptops

Educational Games/Toys:
Bananagrams, Connect Four, Puzzles, and Scrabble

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

Project #2

Matipwili Clinic which serves more than 300 school children and the entire Matipwili community.

Needs

Surgical:
Crepe Bandages and Surgical Gloves

Specialist Equipment:
Stethoscope

Syringes:
. 5 ml Syringes, 10 ml Syringes, and 50 ml Syringes

General Medical:
Blood Pressure Cuff ('Sphygmomanometer')

All the needs are current as of October 22, 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.
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.