Friday, June 30, 2006

Africa update

Here is the latest on our fundraising needs for Africa. We fly out August 16th and return September 2nd. The tickets are in our hands, the accomodations, vaccinations, etc have been paid for, just a little more than a month to wait before we go. Until then please pray that we will receive the last of our financial needs and all the spiritual protection we will need before and after we get there.

Total amount needed to fundraise for trip: $12,900 ($4300 x 3 people)
Total amount received: $12,620.44
Amount still needed: $279.56

Isnt this amazing?! God has been so good to us! Thank you for your support!! Just a little more to go!

In case you are interested, here are some of the other needs the schools in Uganda have:

v Primary and Secondary books – fiction and non fiction
v Dictionaries
v Laminating pouches A3, A4 and 59mm x 83mm
v Poster paint for primary classes
v Paint brushes
v Timber puzzles (kindergarten)
v Play dough (large containers for school usage)
v Kindergarten play equipment eg. tea sets, toy plates, cutlery, pots and pans etc
v Wooden blocks
v Hospital / Doctor play equipment
v Dress up items
v Lego &/or construction toys
v Games for 3 – 19 years
v Beads for threading (kindergarten)
v Old magazines suitable for crafts in the classroom
v Glitter glue
v Face paint
v White board markers
v Scissors – adult and classroom usage
v Desk sharpeners
v Erasers
v Staplers and staples
v Blue Tack
v Colored chalk
v Glue
v Children’s tapes, CD’s – music and action songs, etc
v Musical instruments
v Balls – all sizes
v Sports equipment

If you would like to donate any of these things just give them or mail them to me (leave a comment and Ill contact you with the info) and they will be taken with us.

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