AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Back pack fundraiser for Bonairian elementary school kids
Project type(s) Fundraiser
Date completed 08/2008
Chapter St. James SOM
Project Coordinator Simone Singh
Summary of project Many kids on the island of Bonaire go to school without a bag pack. The students of Saint James School of Medicine organized a sports day fund raiser to raise money for bag packs.Activities included teaching the kids soccer,bowling,basketball an obstacle course, food, music and gifts for kids that attended.

Content area Fundraising
Number of participants 15
Participant hours involved 4 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $150
Project funding Donation
Funding breakdown of sources and/or donations:
Project advertising Radio, fliers and announcement is schools. It worked
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions Getting over the language barrier as most of the locals speak papiamentu

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Kids love food and fun.