Shoes for Nicaragua

 
Rotarians are people who like to help people.  We currently have a special opportunity to help a lot of children who need something very basic, a pair of shoes.
Children in Nicaragua have access to public education, but there’s one catch. They must wear shoes to school. Most families in Nicaragua cannot afford shoes for their children. Thus the poverty cycle continues.

How can you help? Our Pittsburgh Rotary club is starting a project called Shoes for Nicaragua. We are asking organizations, churches, schools, clubs and workplaces to help get the word out to their members and workers.

What is needed? Gently used children’s shoes. We are also accepting school supplies such as pencils, pads and other basic school items.

The Rotary Club of Pittsburgh has a number of highly respected contacts in Nicaragua who will ensure that the shoes will get to the people most in need.
How to get started? This will vary with each situation. Basically, just get the word out and start collecting shoes. 

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ImageRotarians are people who like to help people.  We currently have a special opportunity to help a lot of children who need something very basic, a pair of shoes.
Children in Nicaragua have access to public education, but there’s one catch. They must wear shoes to school. Most families in Nicaragua cannot afford shoes for their children. Thus the poverty cycle continues.

How can you help? Our Pittsburgh Rotary club is starting a project called Shoes for Nicaragua. We are asking organizations, churches, schools, clubs and workplaces to help get the word out to their members and workers.

What is needed? Gently used children’s shoes. We are also accepting school supplies such as pencils, pads and other basic school items.

The Rotary Club of Pittsburgh has a number of highly respected contacts in Nicaragua who will ensure that the shoes will get to the people most in need.
How to get started? This will vary with each situation. Basically, just get the word out and start collecting shoes.