The school year in rural South Africa is winding down. The new school year begins in January. Orphans usually cannot afford a school uniform, shoes or a backpack, basic items needed for school. They are already stigmatized for being orphaned. Help 25:40 buy school uniforms and supplies for each of its 65 orphans in after school care, who otherwise could not afford them.
Every child deserves a quality education, let's ensure orphaned children have the supplies to succeed.
Personal Items 65 Students Need
A new school uniform = $50
School supply packet (paper, pencils, ruler, calculator) = $25
Backpack = $17
Furniture needed in aftercare classrooms
3 Stationary steel cabinets @ $136 each
30 School desks (double) @ $43 each
30 School chairs (wood & steel) @ $18 each
Furniture needed in Kindergarten classroom
5 Plastic tables @ $16 each
20 Plastic chairs @ $4 each