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Ms. Stover from Louisburg NC is requesting Musical Instruments through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Drumming Up Teamwork!

Help me give my students a new drumming experience with this quality Djembe drum.

  • $433 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a rural portion of North Carolina but they enjoy making music from all over the world. They get excited when I introduce any new song, but they love learning music from another country and especially in other languages!

They are eager learners and they love the challenge and excitement of playing and singing music from other cultures.

I am the music teacher for over 500 students and I get just as excited as they do when we are learning new songs. My students and I spend our time playing games, singing, and learning instruments to express our musicality, become musically literate, and have fun while doing so.

My Project

In my classroom we love to play instruments. The bigger variety of instruments available to the students, the more exposure they have to different cultures and styles of music. The djembe I am requesting is an instrument my students have never heard or played before. I would love to give them this experience.

Drumming builds an atmosphere of family and connection.

My students work together to create this connection through learning and performing music. My students will gain a greater mastery of cooperation and teamwork through drumming. They already love to play and adding this new instrument will give them even more enthusiasm!

Ms. Stover
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mondo Designer Series Key-Tuned Djembe • Woodwind and Brasswind $269.00 1 $269.00
Professional Djembe Strap • Woodwind and Brasswind $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$308.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$24.10

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$367.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$64.89

Total project goal

$432.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$432.61

9 Donors

-$349.00

Donations toward project cost

-$296.65

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.35

Matching donations from our partners

-$83.61

Match offers toward project cost

-$71.07

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.54

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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