Protect A Student
One malaria net
Your $15 gift provides a mosquito net treated with natural repellent to one student in Botswana for protection against bites by mosquitos carrying the Malaria virus. Students at Gaborone Senior Secondary School in Gaborone, Botswana have embarked on a "Eradicate Malaria Project (http://www.iearn.org/projects/eradicationofmalaria.html)" to mobilize young people worldwide to help them stamp out this deadly disease. Students have produced an educational packet to accompany each...
Doll making business
Your gift will result in two benefits. Disadvantaged children in the community who have few toys will receive the dolls. The other result is for the education and skills development of students in Bamako, Mali who will be able to interact online with their peers in the United States. They want to be able to share their culture, as well as the history of West...
Mind the Gap
Internet for students
Your gift has the potential to "teach students how to fish, rather than just giving them a fish." The digital divide grows daily as students in the US learn new digital media skills, while students in Africa are only passive recipients of low-end products and information produced outside their countries. Through technology and training, these students can become producers and sharers of knowledge with peers...
Create A Bridge
US & Muslim students
Students throughout the world are eager to know more about each other's cultures to do their part to build understanding and peace, and at the same time become global citizens. The Internet now lets students work together on educational projects as part of a teacher's classroom activities. Your gift of $75 provides one month's Internet service and enables a school in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Yemen,...
Computer in Sri Lanka
Five gifts of $100 each enables a school in Sri Lanka to buy and install a small personal computer for use by 40 students. This enables students to acquire skills needed for jobs in the 21st century and gives them access to information that other students around the world take for granted. Teachers were trained in their use before the tsunami, but schools cannot afford...