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Ms. Saffar from Washington DC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Life Is Way Prettier With Color

My students need to learn typing skills, how to use laptops and have access to color printer.

  • $958 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach English as a second language for a public school system. The school I work at is 100% free lunch. The students I work with are mainly from El Salvador. Some of them are separated from their families, and the rest who live with their families have very limited resources, but they love to learn and they are very appreciative to anything we give them at school (it could be something as simple as a sticker). Their families are hard labor workers, and they work for very long hours. But they do want the best for their kids and are also very appreciative to what we do with the kids at school.

I am also an immigrant to this country as well.

English is also my second language and that's how I connect to my students.

My Project

Students will write and publish their own books this year. The goal is to have each student publish three books. They will use the laptops to read books on line. Two students will type using Chromebooks (laptops) while the other students review, edit and conference with me on their book projects.

Students will also be able to illustrate their book/s and for that we will need a color printer.

The first book project is about themselves. The second will be a creative story, and the last one will be about the school year.

The books will be a tangible memoir of this academic year for them to keep.

Ms. Saffar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dell - Inspiron 15.6'Laptop - AMD A6-Series - 4GB Memory - AMD Radeon R4 - 500GB Hard Drive - Black • Best Buy Education $255.90 2 $511.80
Brother - HL-3170CDW Color Laser Printer - Black • Best Buy Education $217.08 1 $217.08

Materials cost

$728.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.73

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.93

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$813.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$143.57

Total project goal

$957.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$957.11

1 Donor

-$957.11

Donations toward project cost

-$813.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$143.57

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$0.00

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