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The River Club
Travel + Leisure 2012 Global Vision Award Winner in Leadership

Zambia

Lodging

The River Club

Project #1

The Simonga Village School Project

Needs

School Supplies:
Chalk, Colored pencils, Compasses, Crayons, Erasers, Notebooks, Pencils, Pens, Protractors, Rulers, Solar calculators

Wall Charts:
English, Human body educational wall charts, Language educational wall charts, Math educational wall charts, Science educational wall charts, World maps

Games/Toys:
Bananagrams, Scrabble

Sports/Outdoor Activity:
Jump ropes, Netball/basketballs, Soccer balls

Other Needs:
Math games, Simple Sums math books.

Project #2

About 15 minutes drive from Toka Leya, Nomad African Travel and The River Club, is Twabuka Middle Basic School in Sinde village. The school has 218 pupils from Grade 1 to 7 with ages ranging from 5 to 15 years old. The school currently has only five classrooms and requires another two classrooms in order to have a separate classroom for each grade. As it is a community school, government support is not always available.

Needs

General School Supplies:
Book bags, Chalk, Colored pencils, Craft scissors, Crayons, Erasers, Glue sticks, Handheld pencil sharpeners, Markers, Notebooks, Pencils, Pencil cases/bags, Pens, Rulers, Solar calculators

Reference Materials:
English, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias

Flash Cards:
English, Alphabet flash cards, Math flash cards, Word flash cards

Wall Charts:
English, Human body educational wall charts, Language educational wall charts, Math educational wall charts, Science educational wall charts, World maps

Text/Reading Books:
English, Age Appropriate Story Books, Exercise Books, Language/Grammar Textbooks

Computer Hardware/Software:
Solar-powered working laptops

Games/Toys:
Puzzles

Music Instruments:
Recorders

Sports/Outdoor Activity:
Frisbees, Inflation pumps, Jump ropes, Netball/basketballs, Soccer balls, Team uniforms/kits for soccer, Tennis balls

Clothing/Shoes:
New or gently used children's clothing, New or gently used children's shoes

First Aid/Health:
Antibiotic ointment, Band-Aids, Sanitary Napkins, Tampons, Other

Needs:
Vegetable and fruit seeds for the school vegetable garden

All the needs are current as of April 23, 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.