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Ms. Ajayi from Chicago IL is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

DANCE AFRICA!!!!!

The cost of sending a group of students and their teachers to Dance Africa is $645, including <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $662 goal

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Far too often social studies is experienced through a textbook. I am a fourth grade teacher in a small school with a school program. We have about 130 students in our small school, grades K-4. This year we are starting a new focus for our small school program. The focus will be multicultural education through the arts. Our students are deprived of rich cultural experiences that would heighten their senses of the world around them. We believe this can be achieved through dance, music and the arts. Most of these cultural experience can be achieved right here in Chicago, yet many of our students have not experienced them. We will have social studies units that focus on various cultures such as West African, Korean, Latin American, and Middle Eastern. To bring our West African unit to life, we are proposing a trip to see Dance Africa in October. Dance Africa is described as a cultural experience with hypnotic beats of authentic African percussions, unbridled energy of traditional African dance, exquisite costumes, with vibrant colors, patterns, and textures, a lush tapestry of sight and sound, born out of the desire to create a cultural bridge that unites people of all ages, genders, and races. Going to see Dance Africa would provide our students with an invaluable experience of oral language, visual arts, music, and dance.

Ms. Ajayi
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 130 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
Dance Africa
(Cultural Dance Performance)
135 $512.00

Trip cost

$512.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$542.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$119.03

Total project goal

$661.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$661.26

1 Donor

-$650.00

Donations toward project cost

-$552.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$97.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$23.78

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$0.00

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