Cruise

    BlueFoot Travel

    If you live in the USA, and would like to take a suitcase of medical supplies selected specifically for the medical project below, please contact oc@njt.net. We are pleased to partner with OC Not Just Tourists to provide useful and requested medical supplies for clinics and hospitals across the globe. Your only expense will be the cost of shipping from California to your residence in the USA. If you choose to do this, you will make a Big Impact!

    Project

    The North Zone of the Adult Education Division, which covers Capuchin to Portsmouth to Paix Bouche. Adults, like children, have learning needs, yet they are often lacking educational opportunities. The Adult Education Unit of the Dominica Ministry of Community Development and Gender Affairs has several objectives:

    To motivate and stimulate basic literacy and life long education in local communities.
    To provide non-formal education, enabling each adult citizen to progress and participate meaningfully in the social, economic, cultural, and political development of Dominica.

    Our project aims to provide books, educational materials, and clothing/shoes to adults and families in the villages in our zone.

    Needs

    General School Supplies:
    College-Ruled Paper, Handheld Pencil Sharpeners, Pencils, Pens, Rulers, and Solar Calculators

    Reference Materials:
    (English and French) Dictionaries

    Flash Cards:
    (English and French) Math and Word

    Laminated Wall Charts:
    (English and French) Language and World Maps,

    Text/Reading Books:
    (English and French) Biology, General Science, Health, Language/Grammar, Math, Novels (Fiction and Nonfiction)

    Computer Hardware/Software:
    Mobile Phones and Printers

    Educational Games/Toys:
    Scrabble

    Clothing/Shoes:
    New or Gently Used Adult Clothing and Shoes

    Linens:
    Bath Towels, Bed Linens, and Mosquito Nets

    Health/Personal Grooming:
    Antibiotic Ointments, Band-Aids, Bars of Soap, Deodorant, Hair Brushes, Hair Pins and Elastic Hair Bands, Hand Cream, Multivitamin Tablets, Reading Glasses of Assorted Strengths, Sanitary Napkins, Shampoos, Tampons, Toothbrushes, and Toothpaste

    Gardening:
    Books about Gardening

    Initiatives Supported

    All the needs are current as of June 29, 2020

    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.