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Mar 2, 2020

Progress report

  1. SUMMARY  

Luhira Primary School is a public school located in Ruvuma region in Songea district. The school accommodates students’ normal students and those with special needs such as vision, hearing impairment and albinism. The Visually Impaired pupils have been attending classes with other normal pupils and thus face difficult to catch up in their studies due to visual impairment. In order to enable these beneficiaries study in a conducive environment, Social Action Trust Fund(SATF), took initiative to raise fund on behalf of Luhira Primary school via the GlobalGiving platform.

The fundraising period took place from 10th to 28th June,2019 whereby a total of TZS 1,786,004(USD 780) was utilised. The fund was thus used to purchase a total of 8 brand new Sony voice recorders-ICD PX 470. The 8 voice recorders were handed over to Luhira Primary School on 21st October,2019 in the presence of beneficiaries and teachers from Luhira Primary School.  

This report, presents the progress of the proejct after the handingover  the 8 voice recorders to Luhira school.

 PROJECT GOAL

 To create aconducive learning environment for Visual Impaired pupils.

PROJECT IMPACT

1)      It has motivated the Visual Impaired pupils to attend classes,

2)      The Voice recorders has enabled pupils with blindness to be self-reliant (i.e. not dependent on other pupils for revisions) and able to catch up during class session by having a chance to revise the sessions after classes,

3)      The voice recorders have assisted the pupils to recite and write well english vocabularies clearly.,

4)      The Voice recorders have assisted the beneficiaries to attend various assignments provided in class and revise thus improve their academic performance.

Indeed, the Voice recorders have been the rightful remedy towards the learning and teaching challenges of the Visual Impaired pupils in Songea. We look forward to have improved academic performance.

 OUR FUTURE PLANS 

Our aim is tosupport of 142 Voice recorders so as to provide a conducive studying environment for these pupils at Luhira Primary School. Therefore, we call upon our existing Donors to contri more and spread the word in order to support our cause.

APPRECIATION

With greatest joy, we extend our special appreciation to our individual Donors who have contributed and also GlobalGiving for enabling such donation platform. Thank you so much for your generous contributions, we look forward for your continued support.

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” Helen Keller

 

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Dec 5, 2019

2ND PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT

Dear Donors,

We have the pleasure of submitting our 2nd Project progress report on the utilization and handover of the funds collected through the GlobalGiving platform ;

1.0 INTRODUCTION:

Luhira primary school was built in 1929 housing normal pupils. Luhira primary school is among public schools that have been designated to accommodate disabled children in Tanzania since 1982, including visual impairment. Currently, the school has 52 disabled pupils. The visually impaired pupils have been attending classes with other normal pupils thus fail to catch up.

2.0 OBJECTIVE:

To support Visually impaired pupils at Luhira primary with Voice Recorders. These efforts, this will enable the Visually Impaired pupils to get an equal opportunity to access education as other normal pupils. This is also in line with SDG 1,4 & 10.

3.0 FUNDRAISING TARGET:

  • Our target raise funds USD 11,250 for 150 pcs of Voice Recorders on behalf of Luhira pupils in Songea, Tanzania, the fundraising campaign was implemented from 10th to 28th June 2019 of which we have been able to raise USD 984 (9%) from 11 donors. Therefore, the funding gap stands at USD 10,266(91%). From the amount of USD 780, we have been able to procure 8 pcs of PX470 Digital Voice Recorder PX series.

3.0 HANDOVER CEREMONY

  • We had a great moment with pupils at the school during the handover ceremony which took place on 21st October 2019 at Luhira primary school.

   

4.0 APPRECIATION:

On behalf of the SATF team and Luhira community, we say thank you to our Donors for holding our hands when we needed support.

We hope you will be able to support us in future fundraising campaigns. We also extend our appreciation to the GlobalGiving team for support.


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Sep 4, 2019

1ST PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT

PROVISION OF 150 VOICE RECORDERS FOR VISUAL IMPAIRED PUPILS AT LUHIRA PRIMARY SCHOOL-SONGEA, TANZANIA

1ST PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT – SEPTEMBER 2019

Dear Donors,

Please find below our 1st Project progress report on the utilization of the funds collected through the GlobalGiving platform ;

1.0 INTRODUCTION:

Luhira primary school was built in 1929 housing normal pupils. Luhira primary school is among public schools that have been designated to accommodate disabled children in Tanzania since 1982, including visual impairment. Currently, the school has 52 disabled pupils. The visually impaired pupils have been attending classes with other normal pupils thus fail to catch up.

2.0 OBJECTIVE:

By providing the Voice Recorders to Luhira primary school, this will enable the Visually Impaired pupils to get an equal opportunity to access education as other normal pupils. This is also in line with SDG 1,4 AND 10.

3.0 FUNDRAISING TARGET:

SATF registered with GlobalGiving platform to raise funds on behalf of  Luhira pupils in Songea, Tanzania The plan was to fundraise USD 11,250 to procure 150 pcs of Voice Recorders to support the visually impaired pupils to record lectures and thereafter replay out of class to take notes.

The fundraising campaign was implemented from 10th to 28th June 2019 of which we have been able to raise USD 984 (9%) from 11 donors. Therefore, the funding gap stands at USD 10,266(91%).

 

3.0 UTILIZATION OF THE FUNDS:

  • SATF received USD 780 out the USD 984 raised, the difference being administration charges levied by GlobalGiving platform.
  • From the amount of USD 780, we have  been able to procure 8 pcs of PX470 Digital Voice Recorder PX series
  • We plan to distribute the Voice recorders in the last week of September 2019, we will share handover pictures in the next report.
  • We have attached financial report and pictures of the 8 pcs of PX470 Digital Voice Recorder PX series as part of accountability.

 

4.0 APPRECIATION:

On behalf of the SATF team and beneficiaries, I am humbled and grateful to the 11 donors who contributed to make this project a success. We also extend our appreciation to the GlobalGiving team for approving SATF to use the platform to raise funds.

Though we have not met the target, we are optimistic in the future campaigns will be able to rise above the bar!

                                   THANK YOU

Encl:

1.Tax Receipt of the procurements

2.Pictures of the 8 pcs of PX470 Digital Voice Recorders (PX series)


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