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Mrs. Aki from Gardena CA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Trip to See Malala's World

My students need bus transportation and tickets to watch the movie "He Named Me Malala".

  • $2,902 goal

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My Students

I want my students to see what other children experience in other parts of the world by looking through Malala's world. Some of my students come into my class with a lot of baggage. Sometimes, I think these students need a little inspiration from other students such as Malala to be inspired!

My students are the most amazing in the world!

They persevere and strive all the time to learn despite of bad luggage from home for some or lack of supplies for school. We always make the best of what we have. We are a public school in South California, a Title 1 school where about ~75% of our student population qualify for free or reduced lunch. Our school is very diverse in terms of ethnicity or race groups. We have Hispanic, African-American, Asians, Pacific Islander students and teachers. We also serve a good number of special education students. We thrive in this diversity - even the staff is as diverse as the student population.

My Project

I am requesting for movie tickets and bus transportation for my students to see the movie inspired from the experience of Malala Yousafzai, showing her life and journey as a young education activist. Students will see how Malala has fought hard for education of girls in her country. They will learn to appreciate that education here in US is a must and required for all kids.

This activity will be very memorable for my students.

Aside from the fact that they will be spending time outside of the classroom with their classmates, they will watch a very inspiring movie from a teenager like them who have stood and fought for education for girls in Palestine. I think once my students see this movie, they will be inspired to put more effort in their studies, strive harder, and not take for granted what they have that Malala have to put a hard fight and almost lost her life.

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Mrs. Aki
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 110 students.

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Activity CICERO $1,200.00
Transportation CICERO $1,200.00

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