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Many school children in Cameroon are prohibited from going to school because they don't have the required basic supplies: pens, pencils, etc. This project provides one school child with the needed supplies so they can stay in school. It only costs $5 to give the required materials.
$6 provides one adolescent girl with washable reusable sanitary supplies so she can manage her period and stay in school. Each kit lasts for three years and is given free to adolescent girls along with education on the use of the kit, feminine hygiene, self defense, and both male and female biology.
$10 will provide a Kenyan family with TWO energy efficient clay stoves. The amount of wood that used to only last 8 hours now lasts one full week. Women only need to spend about 1/20th of the time they used to collecting wood, many fewer trees are cut down, and the air in the homes is much cleaner.
These $10 hygiene kits are given to school children in need in Uganda. Each kit contains a toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, nail clippers, soap, wash cloth, and tube of vaseline. All the items are contained in a mesh carrying bag.
Maasai women give birth in their homes often in unsanitary conditions. These $20 kits are given free to pregnant women, and include a plastic drape over which the birth takes place, razor and clamps for cutting the cord, antibiotics for cord stem and eyes, wash basin & soap, blankets, gloves & gowns for midwives and washcloths.
Over 1.5 billion people suffer from soil transmitted diseases worldwide. Without shoes, children are especially vulnerable to diseases and parasites. These 'shoes that grow' can expand through 5 sizes and keep children healthy and allow them to go to school and only cost $25 per pair.
Every 50 cents donated will feed a Kenyan child one midday meal of githeri, a mixture of maize, beans, and onions. According to Unicef, Kenya is in the midst of a crippling drought where 1 in 3 children are suffering from acute malnutrition. Most schools provide one meal but often do not have enough for everyone.
A $90 beehive provides pollination to boost crop yields 2–4x. Each hive comes with a personalized plaque naming the person honored and will be installed on a farm, at a school, or in a village in Kenya. The honey from hives is sold to support local farmers, schools, and the hive upkeep.
$100 will fund the construction and installation(done by Maasai women) of a smoke-reducing stove for a Maasai family in Tanzania. The stoves benefit the health of the entire community, but particularly the children for whom the smoke causes lung problems, burns, and even death.
$300 will purchase and install a 3,000 liter water tank and roof catchment system in a drought stricken area in Meru, Kenya. For every 3rd tank funded, the community contributes a 4th one. The tanks allow for individual and community gardens, particularly important during periods of water insecurity.