Photo from Heidi Totten, who is spearheading a campaign to get desks for schools like this one in Kenya:
Ms. Totten, working with a group called 100 Humanitarians (Entrepreneurs Changing the World), posted this in November, for a November 27 fundraising project.
Our next $5 Friday Fundraiser will be for additional desks for this school in the Mau region of Kenya. This is a very remote area that we visited. The school serves over 300 students with very few desks that they cram into.
They also have two latrines for each gender. With 300 kids you can imagine the sanitary conditions.
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Our hope is to start with adding more desks, then rebuilding the kitchen and adding latrines. Just $5 can go far!
Please feel free to click over to this group and contribute.
How well would you or your kids learn in this school?
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