Weʼve raised £30 to I would like to buy a new piece of land and materials to start a plastic bottle school in Samarinda, Indonesia.
- Samarinda, Samarinda City, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
- Funded on Saturday, 8th September 2018
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The state of plastic pollution in samarinda and Kalimantan has become really serious and I have taken on the task of clearing up our wonderful city and educating the local community on the importance of a clean land and how to recycle their plastic in unique ways.
I have already built a school in my home using over 7000 bottles and am continuing to build facilities out of plastic. The school is now up and running and i have got nearly 100 students learning English from the local area. We collect plastic around the city and continue to build facilitied. We are currently building a toilet for the kids.
However, donations are only received through volunteers so far and the government and local people do not have the funding to help me expand. My plan is to buy another piece of land in a prominent area in samarinda where I can start a new school with more space and facilities, made mostly from plastic!
Also, to encourage local children to save and pick up plastic i want to create a payment system where I can reimburse them in cash for bringing me more plastic bottles to build the school. It will be just a small incentive but a new way to encourage learning about plastic pollution.
Donations will help so much, to not only acquire the land but also buy materials such as brick, cement, wood, nails as well as books, pens, and teaching resources.
I hope you like my project and willingto donate. If you have any questions or would like to see pictures and progress please just ask. Or even come to Samarinda to see for yourself!
- 9 months ago
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Mar 17, 2018
Good luck Dennis. You are doing a great and very worthwhile job at the Bottle School.
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Dennis Kelen Laban
Samarinda, Samarinda City, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Hi, I am Dennis I am a local of kalimantan and i am the founder of the English Learning Center Bottle School in Samarinda. I have a big mission to protect the nature of this amazing island and teach English to the local community.