Dear Friends of Thembanathi,
Since I last wrote, we've made great progress in the construction of our new building. The land is now leveled and fenced, the foundation poured, and the building half way up. Thanks to all of you, we're on track to finish in January 2014 as planned, in time for the start of the school year in South Africa.
It's so exciting to watch the building grow each day and to begin to envision all the activities that will take place within it.
While we've raised nearly all the funds for the construction itself, we still need to raise funds to equip the classrooms, offices, kitchen, and community room, to build a playground structure, and to provide additional education materials. We'd really appreciate your support in this effort, either through donating to support our project yourself or helping us to spread the word and raise funds from others. Global Giving has a great fundraiser platform that supporters can use to raise funds themselves. You can do this for a birthday, sporting event, wedding, or any other reason, and could dedicate your funds to a specific cause (e.g. building a playground, buying seedlings for the garden, etc). Check it out here - http://www.globalgiving.org/dy/v2/fundraiser-new/type Feel free to get in touch with me to discuss this option in more detail - firstname.lastname@example.org
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