WISHLISTS
 
Many people ask what sort of items to bring when they come to visit and volunteer. Here is a list of items that may be useful at the projects. You can also check the individual websites of the projects above for more details.
(Obviously not all of these fit in a suitcase! But if you are doing some fundraising on behalf of a project, this list gives you some goals to work towards)
 
Ujamaa Children's Home

Currently the biggest need is raising money to build a new house - this is expected to cost about $100,000 
Reading Comprehension Books in English all levels
Blankets x 6
Sheets x 12
Pillow cases x 12
Pillows x 6
Stationary
Wall decorations
Mattresses x 6 (approx US$50 each)
Ladder 
Dictionaries
Reference Books
Encyclopedia series 
 
Gloryland School

New tables and chairs for classrooms
Plastic Chairs for sitting outside x 40
Plastic tables for sitting outside x 15
Excercise books (for 40 children)
Art supplies
Simple Dictionaries
Blocks and other toys for baby class (children aged 3yrs and under)
Educational toys, building blocks etc
Pencil cases or other stationary items
Backpacks or Shoulder Bags
Money needed to build playground
Money needed to build new school campus
Money needed to install solar panels
 
St Dymphna Special Needs School

School uniforms for all the children
Sports clothes for all the children
Sweaters, jumpers or any other clothing or shoes as the children all come from poor families
Educational toys, building blocks etc
Specific educational tools for children with Special Needs
Sewing machine for vocational training
 
Meru View Nursery School

Excercise books (for 55 children)
Art supplies
Simple Dictionaries

Exercise books

Plain A4 paper

Jumbo pencils and crayons

 Pencil sharpener

Erasers

Chalk – white and coloured

Blocks and other toys for baby class (children aged 3yrs and under)
Money needed to rebuild playground
Money needed to install solar pannels

Neema Baby Home

Boys and girls clothes 0-4yrs

Baby wipes

Baby toys

Blankets

Nappies/Diapers

 

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