School Supplies Dominican Rep





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Project Description

Country: Dominican Republic

Location: Jamao Afuera

Total Budget: $6,200

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: General

Summary: Backpacks, notebooks, pens, pencil sharpeners, erasers, liquid paper, carbon pencils, colored pencils, #2 pencils, crayons, pencils & triangle ruler sets for 120 School children in Jamao Afuera, Dominican Republic.

5 members of the Westchester Rotary Club will carry the following supplies and distribute them to nearly 120 children from very poor schools in 5 Schools in Jamao Afuera - a poverty-stricken remote area about 100 miles from Santo Domingo.

1. Backpacks for kids under 7 years old. Qty=40

2. Backpacks for normal kids. Qty=75

3. Notebooks with lines Qty=420 notebooks

4. Pencil sharpeners Qty=230

5. Pens black and blue Qty=300

6. Erasers Qty=210 erasers

7. Liquid paper Qty=150

8. Crayons Qty= (57 boxes), 1,368 crayons

9. Carbon Pencil Qty=230, 16 cases

10. Triangle ruler set (Cartabon) Qty=40 sets

11. Colored pencils Qty= 120 pencils

12. #2 Pencils Qty= 500 pencils

These items are being purchased from funds donated by Club members. The 5 Rotarians led by Team Leader Club International Committee Chair Nelson Diaz, Deputy Chief of the Elmsford Fire Dept. will take the supplies to the children before school opens in September. The Rotarians will be going at their own expense and will coordinate with the local Rotary Clubs. A considerable part of the Supplies will remain with the local sponsors for subsequent distribution to the children in December.

Each of the backpacks will have a large sticker with the Rotary Logo and the Club name attached on the back, so it is visible when the children are carrying them. Also, most of the items will have the Rotary logo sticker and Westchester Rotary Club stickers. All the items will be distributed to children at the following schools:

ESCUELA CAÑADA CLARA, Distrito Municipal Jamao Afuera, Salcedo Provincia Hermanas Mirabal. Maestro encargado. David Taveras, 829 - 930 - 66 18.

ESCUELA EL CATEY, Distrito Municipal Jamao Afuera, Salcedo Provincia Hermanas Mirabal. Maestro encargado Albert Díaz. 809 - 264 - 5154.

ESCUELA RAMÓN DE JESÚS PÉREZ. Cañada Clara Distrito Municipal Jamao Afuera, Salcedo Provincia Hermanas Mirabal. Maestro encargado. Antony Rosario, 849- 451 - 8843.

ESCUELA EL ATRAVESADO, Distrito Municipal Jamao Afuera, Salcedo Provincia Hermanas Mirabal. Maestro encargado Julio Esteban García, 829 - 301 - 4734

ESCUELA PARTIDO # 1. Distrito Municipal Jamao Afuera, Salcedo Provincia Hermanas Mirabal. Maestra encargada. Maribel Rosario 809 - 958 - 0915

Project Contact Person

District: 7230

Rotary Club of: Westchester

Primary Contact: Syed Alirahi

Email: salirahi@gmail.com

Project Status

This project is "Approved". This means that the district leadership has reviewed and approved the allocation of district funds for this project. Once the funds from the district have been issued, the status of the project will be changed to "Paid".

Project listed for the 2021-22 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Westchester (7230)









Project Supporting Documents

Consolidated Receipts


Letter to DRFC


Project Photos

History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Mahbub Ahmad

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Syed Alirahi.


by David Schribman

Approved with a DDF match for $1,950, not $2,500


by David Schribman

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by David Schribman

Request sent to foundation treasurer for payment.

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