Playground and Sports Equipment Needed

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Climbing structures, balls, soccer goals, padded flooring, and much more!

Playground and Sports Equipment

bySara Roliz

  • $2,240.00

    Funding Goal
  • $2,160.00

    Funds Raised
  • 260

    Kids Impacted
Raised Percent :
96.43%
Minimum amount is $0 Maximum amount is $0
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260
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Requested Item Item Cost # of Items Total
Poles and netting to partition sports field $300 1 $300
Balls (soccer, volley, rattan) $10 20 $200
Grass carpet / floor padding $200 1 $200
Porch swing $150 1 $150
Seesaw and slides $200 4 $800
Playhouse $100 1 $100
Labor for assembly $250 1 $250
Project Subtotal     $2000
*Project Support (Mira) 12%   $240
Project Total, including project support     $2240

*Donation includes: (a) secured credit card processing via PayPal and (b) administration and technology to ensure this project reaches goal

About this Project:

Mira’s NGO partner, Family Care Cambodia (FCC), works across urban and rural regions with students ranging from 4-20 providing both academic and vocational skills while additionally also working with parents on developing positive family structures.  Particular to this project, FCC seeks funding for students in rural Kampong Speu, Cambodia.  The school has a grassy field for play (to the right of this photo above), though that field currently contains only two well-worn soccer nets.   Six tree stumps also once sat on the field, and the children used them for jumping and running games, but they have been removed for the kids’ safety.  There is no shade. 

A well-loved and now rusted swing set and slide exist.  They were originally on the field, making play challenging under constant and intense heat.  They were moved to under the shaded area around two years ago, and their lifetimes are nearing an end.  FCC seeks support to purchase new equipment: soccer balls, volleyballs, rattan balls, netting and poles to partition the field into designated play zones, a new play structure with floor padding, slides, and a playhouse.

Your $10 donation = 1 soccer ball

Your $50 donation = 5 volleyballs  

Your $100 donation = netting partitions for the field

Sports, physical activity and playtime in a child-safe environment are a huge factor in raising strong, healthy children. Investing in a playground upgrade is investing in these children’s future.  Gifts of all sizes are warmly welcomed!

 


About This Organization: 
Per FCC – “FCC is recognized by the Cambodian government with MOUs from Ministries of Foreign Affairs, and Education, Youth, and Sports.  Our activities include: translation, production and distribution of children’s books, and assisting a shelter for minor girls rescued from sexual exploitation and domestic violence.  We provide English, computer and art classes; rice and cooking gas monthly, and weaving looms and sewing machines for vocational training.  We built and maintain a second story with bedrooms and lavatories.  At a primary school in Siem Reap, we built and furnished an IT lab, teacher’s office, 3-classroom school building and student lavatories.  300+ students benefit from our English, computer and sports training.  60 students benefit from our assisting a village school.  We operate a hostel for 20 rural boarding students earning their post graduate degrees.  We also help with the annual Cambodian Special Olympic Games.”