UPDATE (March 27 2021) | Our Mission Has Evolved!
From helping to fundraise so that Sokong 1 Public Elementary School could complete its rebuild, we now provide education by offering English Conversation Lesson taught via zoom weekly by high school student volunteers in the United States.
[CHECK OUT: SUMMARY OF FUNDS BEING USED]
!!!CURRENT FUNDRAISING GOAL!!!
We are now increasing our fundraising goal to fund the following projects:
1. A fund of $800 is needed to install flooring for the Principal & Teachers Shared Office with the size of 602 sq ft (56 sq m). This is a wish from the board of principle and teachers that their office will be taken care of after all the essential facilities for students is complete. Taken on March 28, 2021, the photo below shows the shared office with the floor in dirt and sand and must be watered daily to stop the room get very dusty.
2. To support TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) Fellowship Program. The fund is used for internet data, teaching material, equipment, prizes for students, and unforeseen expenses throughout the ongoing program. As of March 28, 2021, The program has been running for one month. With four high school volunteers from the United States, the fifth-grade class is divided into four groups and taught English conversation every Friday evening (Saturday Morning in Indonesia). Each group ranges from 7 to 9 students.
UPDATE ( October 22 2020 ) | You’ve Made an Impact!
To our donors, your generosity has helped the students at SDN 1 Sokong get back to school safely during pandemics. Thank you for helping us to reach our original $1,500 fundraising goal.
We are very excited and grateful to see more donations coming. We will update how your donation is allocated to benefit all 196 students at SDN1 Sokong through social media. Follow along on Instagram: @iFundEducation62 and Facebook: @iFundEducation62.
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WHAT'S THE ORIGINAL $1,500 FUNDRAISING FOR?
Sokong 1 Public Elementary School (SDN 1 Sokong) has not even recovered 100% yet from the two deadly earthquakes that shook Lombok's island in Indonesia in July and August 2018; now, they must face a lack of funding to bring back students to school during COVID-19.
The record shows 606 schools were destroyed by earthquakes, including Sokong 1 Public Elementary School.
Last year, the school received funding from the local government and the Ministry of Education and Culture to build four new classrooms and a teacher lounge. However, the school still experiences a lack of funding to build other facilities.
The original fundraising aims to raise $1500, and the donation went to :
URGENT FUND - To provide the supplies for pandemic back-to-school including :
DISASTER FUND - To help rebuild the rest of the school facilities after the 2018 Earthquake.
Pic : Students at Sokong 1 Public Elementary is having a National Flag Ceremony that held every Monday
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