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Accommodation

Avani Victoria Falls Resort

Project

Zambezi Sawmill Community School educates over 700 children ages 7 through 15 years old, many of whom are orphans. The school is located in an extremely disadvantaged area of Livingstone. Without Zambezi Sawmills, most of these children would not have access to an education.

The local Zambezi Sawmills Community School is close to the hearts of us at Avani Victoria Falls Resort. We support the students’ education in many endeavors, from academic to cultural, entrepreneurial and environmental.

An asterisk (*) before an item indicates this item is most urgently needed.

Needs

General School Supplies:
*Colored Pencils, *Crayons, *Exercise Books, *Pencils, and *Pens

Text/Reading Books:
(English) Age-Appropriate Story Books

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

Health/Personal Grooming:
Bars of Soap, Toothbrushes, and Toothpaste

Initiatives Supported

All the needs are current as of December 9, 2019

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.

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.