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Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge
Safaris Award 2014, Best Community Focused Property of Tanzania

Tanzania

Accommodation

Rhotia Valley Tented 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.

Project

Rhotia Valley is a project completely embedded in the community of Rhotia in Tanzania. It's aim is to give support to the people of the Rhotia area, especially to the children. Rhotia Valley Children's Home is our safe and cosy home for children of the local community for children who don't have family to take proper care of them. We help these children build their future - a promising future!

Needs

General School Supplies:
Pens, Pencils, and Small Backpacks

Reference Materials:
(English and Swahili) Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

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

Wall Charts:
(English and Swahili) Math

Text/Reading Books:
(English and Swahili) Age Appropriate Story Books (ages 5 through 18)

Educational Games/Toys:
Bananagrams, Chess Sets, Connect Four, (English) Kids DVDs, Puzzles, Scrabble, Wooden Puzzles, and Toys (No Plastic Puzzles and Plastic Toys)

Music Instruments:
Castanets, Cymbals, Guiros, Harmonicas/Kazoos, Maracas, Recorders, Tambourines, Triangles, and Xylophones

Sports/Outdoor Activity:
Netball/Basketballs, Team Uniforms/Knits for Soccer, and Soccer Shoes

Clothing/Shoes:
New or Gently Used Children's Clothing, Flip-flops, Shoes (sizes 1 to 8), Raincoats, Small Trousers, Socks and Underwear for Boys and Girls, Warm Slippers, and Warm Sweaters with Hoods for Children (ages 5 through 18)

Art Supplies:
Beads for Bead Work, Buttons, Colored Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Craft Glue, Crayons, Glue Sticks, Scissors, Thread, and Watercolor Paints and Brushes

All the needs are current as of August 26, 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.