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Accommodation

Jenman African Safaris

Project

Dingani Primary School is located in the small town of Dete, close to Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. The school has over 360 pupils from the ages of 4 through 13 years old. The school is in dire need of equipment and maintenance in order to continue the education and development of their pupils.

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

Needs

General School Supplies:
Book Bags, Chalk, Colored Pencils, Crayons, Dry-Erase Markers, Erasers, Glue Sticks, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Markers, *Pens, *Pencils, Pencil Cases/Bags, and Rulers

Reference Materials:
(English) Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

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

Laminated Wall Charts:
Human Body, Language, Math, Science, and World Maps

Text/Reading Books:
(English) *Age-Appropriate Story Books, Health, Language/Grammar, and Math

Hesperian Health Guides:
(English) Community Guide to Environmental Health, HIV Health and Your Community, and Where There Is No Dentist, Where There Is No Doctor

Computer Hardware/Software:
Solar-Powered Working Laptops and Working Laptops

Educational Games/Toys:
Puzzles

Sports/Outdoor Activity:
Inflation Pumps, Jump Ropes, Netball/Basketballs, *Soccer Balls, and *Team Uniforms/Kits for Soccer

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

First Aid/Health:
Antibiotic Ointment and Band-Aids

Office Supplies:
Markers, Pencils, Pens, Printer Paper, Rulers, Scissors, Solar Calculators, and Staplers

Kitchen:
*Plastic Serving Bowls, *Plastic Serving Cups, and *Plastic Serving Plates

Foods That Can Be Purchased Locally: Cooking Oil, Soya Chunks, and Sugar Beans

Initiatives Supported

All the needs are current as of December 13, 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.