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CSRL FundISU Campaign - Toys that teach

Ugandan children table time activitiesToys that teach!

Despite it being a critical developmental stage, early childhood education programs in rural areas of Uganda are extremely limited. With your help, CSRL hopes to change that at our partner schools in Kamuli District. A breadth of support is needed including physical structures, nutrition, teachers, and even toys!

In the U.S., we sometimes overwhelm our children with toys. In Kamuli, educational games and puzzles for small children are more of a rarity. Making the right toys available at the right time provides many physical and mental benefits to a child’s early development including-

Physical skills:

  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Gross motor skills
  • Fine motor skills

Cognitive skills:

  • Shape recognition
  • Color recognition
  • Spatial relations
  • Memory
  • Problem solving
  • Creativity

Emotional Skills:

  • Setting goals
  • Patience
  • Self esteem

(Hassan Alnassir, 2019; Michelle Manno, 2013)

Help by donating or spreading the word. Contributions at any level make a difference. And if your gift is one of the first $12,500 contributed, your donation will be doubled through matching funds!