Weʼre raising £8,000 to set up a new nursery school. To provide a safe environment, education and health care for 24 children, daily food and teacher training.
- Chang'ombe, Dodoma, Tanzania, East Africa.
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I am helping to set up a nursery school in Chang'ombe, Dodoma, Tanzania, East Africa. This is a very poor area that has lost hope. Families can not afford to pay for their children's pre-school education, children aged 3-7. Practical health care is not given as medical treatment costs money that local families do not have. One child had to have part of his leg amputated as a large wound had not been treated. I would like to ensure that the nursery children get appropriate health care immediately to avoid unnecessary complications. Food supplies are limited so we would like to provide porridge and fruit to supplement their very basic diet. We are completely starting from the beginning. We have a room which we have plastered, painted and made fit for a nursery school. We have also completed the work on the toilets to make them safe and hygienic to use by the children and the church community. We have asked local trades men to make tables, cupboards, mats, tee shirts etc. Eventually we would like to make the area at the back of the building into a playground. I would also like to able to send the teachers to complete their teacher training while working at the school.
Ways you can help
75p will buy a piece of fruit for 1 child for a month. We would like fruit for 24 children for the year.
£1.50 will buy porridge for 1 child for a month. We would like porridge for 24 children for the year.
£10 will pay for 1 child to be able to attend the nursery for 1 month. We would like 24 Children to attend.
£70 will pay for 1 teacher to work for a month. We would like 3 teachers.
£50 will pay for 1 teacher to be able to train for a month, 3 teachers need training for 2 years.
£ 3.50 will buy the paper needed for the nursery for 1 month. We would like to cover this cost for 2 years.
£3.50 a month will pay for the photocopying of the materials needed in the nursery.
£5.00 will buy a basic school uniform to help us identify the nursery school children. We will need 24-30.
£5.00 will buy a chair for the nursery-we need 24
£100 will buy a table for the nursery - we need 3
£150 will buy a storage unit to store the toys and resources. We would like 2.
£50.00 will buy a book case.
£40.00 will pay for the teaching resources needed to provide a structured education.
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- 5 months ago
Rachel Facer-Smith5 months ago
First week back in Dodoma. The nursery has been plastered and painted. There is just a mat on the floor with a few toys. We still need storage units to house the toys and activities needed in the nursery. Tables and chairs are still needed. It is raining heavily at the moment making it difficult to travel.
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