Small Carpets for Bedrooms $15
The school is unheated. Temperatures go
to 0C at night. Locally-made carpets will
keep kids' feet warm and prevent colds.
Running Shoes Kids play sports in $20 bare feet, risking injury and hookworm infections.
Nutrition $35 Broccoli for 200 people
Eggs for 200 people
Seven (7) Fruit Trees
One Cooking Class to teach about
- New Robes for monk or nun (robes, underwear, socks, shoes)
- Board Games
- Warm Socks
- Warm Underwear
- Sports Equipment
- Art Supplies
- Small Stuffed Toys
Driving lessons $100
At SMD only 4 people can drive.
$100 can train one older student.
Sanitary Products for girls $140
Internet service ONE month $225
Buy Books at Amazon
Libraries at both schools need books. The little monks have
read every book in their library at the Branch School!
Books from Amazon
are the only thing that gets past Customs.
What you can take to SMD School
Headlamps, external hard disks, USB flash drives (memory sticks)
Never need clothes (Nepal has everything except woolen socks and good warm under vests.)
NO CHILDREN'S CHEWABLE VITAMINS
Multivitamins (non-chewable, adult dose), BUFFERED vitamin C, iron tablets, wart medicine
Art supplies, masking tape, sidewalk chalk, BluTac, materials to repair library books
Solar flashlights and solar chargers for laptops VOLTAGE IS 220
Karaoke disks - folk songs - especially Tibetan disks
Electronic dictionaries to help students read English books more quickly. (It’s their 4th language.)
Earthquake gear: mylar blankets, Petzl headlamps, 50 feet of 1/2” nylon (not poly) rope, work gloves for rescue team, solar flashlights (torches), duct tape - any other survival gear
Dog care items for SMD's rescued street dogs: rawhide bones, brushes, collars, (they’re mid-sized dogs) squeaky toys, biscuits