Zenguelemo, Pangaia, Chitwete Primary Schools serve 600 children from the ages of 6 through 16 years old.
We actively support our communities through grassroots involvement as providing vital services, such as children’s healthcare, education and wildlife protection.
General School Supplies:
Book Bags, Chalk, College-Ruled Paper, Colored Construction Paper, Colored Pencils, Compasses, Crayons, Erasers, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Markers, Pencils, Pens, Rulers, Solar Lantern Lights, and Wide-Ruled Paper
(English and Portuguese) Dictionaries and Age Appropriate Encyclopedias on CD
(English and Portuguese) Alphabet, Math, and Word
Laminated Wall Charts:
(English and Portuguese) Human Body, Language, Math, and Science
(Portuguese) Age-Appropriate Story Books, Biology, General Science, Health, Language/Grammar, and Math
Hesperian Health Guides:
Community Guide to Environmental Health and HIV Health and Your Community
Acrylic Brushes and Paints, Craft Glue, Craft Scissors, and Watercolor Brushes and Paints
Frisbees, Netball/Basketballs, Soccer Balls, and Team Uniforms/Kits for Soccer
New or Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Shoes
Markers, Pens, Rulers, and Scissors
Combs, Deodorant, Hair Brushes, Multivitamin Tablets, Reading Glasses of Assorted Strengths, Shampoos, Tampons, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, and Washing Powder
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.