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Mrs. Chavera from Compton CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Technological Future

My students need four laptops in order to improve language arts and math proficiency, with use of adopted district online programs.

  • $1,812 goal

This project expired on March 25, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We begin each day with "Breakfast In The Classroom" to ensure every student has the proper nutrition. In their own homes, enough nutritious food, is not always available.

My students live in an area where approximately 80% of the population lives below the poverty line.

Every student in our school qualifies for free lunch because of their economic status. Many of my students endure through hardships that are beyond many peoples understanding. Through all of this my students prevail. They have become and will continue to become people of great character, who will change the world.

My Project

My students struggle for basic necessities of proper nutrition and a jacket, on cold days. Technology is not a readily available tool to them, but is a necessity if they are to overcome their present situations. Technology is the present and the future. My students need access to technology, in order to succeed in today's society. They will learn the basics of how to use technology and will then use technology in order to advance in their academic proficiency.

These laptops will improve our classroom by opening it up to the technological world.

We will be able to bring the world into the classroom and bring the students into the world. We will use them in all academic areas, from language arts to math, from science to the arts. These laptops will enrich my students' lives in ways they are not even aware of, by providing them with a solid foundation in a technological world.

Mrs. Chavera
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP - 15.6'Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Black Licorice • Best Buy for Business $349.99 2 $699.98
Acer - Aspire V5 Series 11.6'Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Black • Best Buy for Business $326.98 2 $653.96

Materials cost

$1,353.94

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$123.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$20.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,540.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$271.79

Total project goal

$1,811.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,811.93

2 Donors

-$1,811.93

Donations toward project cost

-$1,540.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$271.79

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$0.00

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