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  • $507 goal

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Mr. Makhijani
Grades 9-12
  • Realm Charter High School
  • Berkeley, CA
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

21st Century Learning Environment

My students need a classroom that reflects the American workplace. A projector, screen, and ceiling mount will allow them to experience the world outside & the chance to present their visions.

My Students

"Bueller... Bueller" Does this describe your schooling experience? Education is transforming. With ADHD diagnoses skyrocketing, we need to provide as many unique learning opportunities as possible. A projector is an essential interactive tool for our students as they enter the world of work.

The philosophy of our school is to heal students from the trauma that they encounter on the streets of their neighborhood.

Over half of our students are eligible for a free lunch - which means that the per capita spending/earnings is less than $8,000 per family member. We serve a population that is 95% minority, and that is marginalized, profiled, and ignored 95% of the time. Our school is trying to combat the inequity that our students face every day - beginning with basic technology. Please help us modernize our facilities, and kick start the opportunities for our struggling youth.

My Project

A projector not only brings the world to the reach of our students, but will also allow them to build their public speaking skills, confidence, technological literacy, workplace readiness, planning, and execution skills by being able to document and display original work.

A high school classroom cannot survive without a projector and a screen.

With budgets so low, I cannot even provide all the lab opportunities that I want to give my students. But, I can sometimes demonstrate them from projecting videos. Furthermore, for them to appreciate the planet that they live on, they have to SEE it with their own eyes. This projector will allow for that.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Digital Galaxy DG-737 Dream Land HDMI LCD Projector • Amazon $203.00 1 $203.00
Elite Screens M120UWH2 Manual Projection Screen (120 Inch 16:9 AR) • Amazon $129.32 1 $129.32
Universal Projector Ceiling Mount for DLP / LCD video projectors (Heavy Duty Steel, White, adjustable height 16.9-Inch - 25.6-Inch, built-in cable management, easy installation) • Amazon $29.95 1 $29.95

Materials cost

$362.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.15

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$430.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.03

Total project goal

$506.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$506.88

7 Donors

-$410.00

Donations toward project cost

-$348.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$61.50

match offer

-$96.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 175 students.

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