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Ms. Smith from Oakland CA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help East Oakland Students Visit Cambodia and Vietnam

Help me give my students a great opportunity to visit Guangzhou and Southeast Asia in January.

  • $1,469 goal

This project expired on February 4, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are so amazing that they helped construct and develop a non-profit organization that focuses on helping young men in our community right in our very own classroom after school.

Our teens are creative, enthusiastic, full of curiosity, and unique in that they've endured some of life's most difficult challenges while staying resilient and progressive.

Our youth continue to dream of seeing the unknown, learning new languages, experiencing foreign delicacies, building relationships, and creating a cultural bridge that unites us regardless of our gender, race, religion, history, or heritage.

Our men want to see change in our East Oakland community and want a chance to help others by improving communities both domestically and internationally. They want to develop, invest and be vested in so they're more propelled to improve their lives, homes, and our communities. "Traveling is its own education in itself." -Mr. G (Founder/Teacher)

My Project

This trip will be pivotal to changing lives and igniting friendships and bonds that will last throughout our student's lives.

Students will start off by visiting Guangzhou China, where they'll visit factories and experience their economic, business, and financial institutions while bridging cultures.

From Guangzhou, students will be able to visit Hanoi Vietnam where they'll continue to explore as they travel to Hanoi, Nha Trang, and Saigon.

To finish up the trip, students will visit Cambodia's Angkor Wat in Siem Reap before finishing the trip in the Killing Fields and booming city of Phnom Penh.

This trip will be pivotal to changing lives and igniting friendships and bonds that will last throughout our student's lives.

This trip will be pivotal to changing lives and igniting friendships and bonds that will last throughout our student's lives.

Ms. Smith
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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16 donors16 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Transportation STA Travel $1,200.00

Trip cost

$1,200.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,248.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$220.24

Total project goal

$1,468.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,468.24

15 Donors

-$821.18

Donations toward project cost

-$780.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.68

match offer

-$550.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$467.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$97.06

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$0.00

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