Ololomei Primary School is located within the Mara North Conservancy. The school is about 1 hour drive from Elewana Elephant Pepper Camp. The school has a population of over 400 children from ages 7 through 16 years old.
General School Supplies:
Book Bags, Chalk, Colored Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Compasses, Crayons, Dry-Erase Markers, Erasers, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Markers, Pencils, Pencil Cases/Bags, Pens, Protractors, Rulers, Solar Calculators, Solar Lantern Lights, and Wide-Ruled Paper
*Atlases, *Dictionaries, and *Age Appropriate Encyclopedias on CD
Laminated Wall Charts:
Human Body, Language, Math, Science, and World Maps
Age-Appropriate Story Books, Health, Language/Grammar, Math, and Textbooks Relevant to the Kenya School Curriculum
Acrylic Brushes and Paints, Craft Glue, Craft Scissors, Sewing Needles, Thread, and Watercolor Brushes and Paints
Educational Software, Flash Drives/Memory Sticks, Printers, Printer Cartridges, and Solar-Powered Working Laptops
Jump Ropes, Netball/Basketballs, Soccer Balls, and Team Uniforms/Kits for Soccer
New or Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Shoes
Band-Aids and *Sanitary Napkins
Pencils, Pens, Printer Paper, Rulers, Scissors, Solar Calculators, and Staplers
Bowls, Plastic Serving Bowls, Plastic Serving Cups, Plastic Serving Plates, and Serving Spoons
Band-Aids, *Bars of Soap, Combs, *Toothbrushes, *Toothpaste, and Vaseline
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 take them. If you prefer, you may reach out directly to them to inquire about items which may be available for purchase locally. Arranging visits to community projects is beyond the scope of our mission. If you wish to visit a project, contact the participant and they can let you know what is possible.
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 taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.