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Give Warmth for $20!December 7, 2009
Winter is very severe in Lao Cai, a province in northwest Vietnam. We received an emergency call for help from the Bac Ha Department of Education for donations for supplies for the dormitory kids at all the primary schools and secondary schools in the region to "help the students improve the living standard at the school in upcoming winter and study better."
They would like to provide a winter blanker for 630 students at $20 a piece. They have also requested 655 mosquito nets ($2.85 each) and 655 mats ($2 each).
Statistics for Emergency Request from Bac Ha district, Lao Cai province:
Total number of students: 7688
Total boarding students: 1925
Winter blankets: 630 pieces @ $20 = $12,600.00
Mosquito nets: 655 pieces @ $2.85 = $1,866.85
Mats: 655 @ $2 = $1,310.00
Total cost: $ 15,776.85