We currently have three schools in total and assist 240 children in our literacy labs.
What does it cost to sponsor a child for the Literacy Lab? For as little as R3 250.00, you can sponsor a child for 1 year at Ripple Reading.
Pencils can be sponsored for the 3 schools for 1 year at R8500.00
Workbooks can be sponsored for 280 children at a cost of R14 929.60
Hear Screen Kit can be sponsored (smartphone preloaded with the hearScreen App and calibrated headphone and carrycase) – for outright purchase R6800.00
What is our salary bill per school? At present it stands at R12 500.00 per month.
What will it cost to sponsor another lab? We could extend our services to another school and cover 80 more kids for R180 000.00 per annum, excluding the smart board and initial educational equipment.
If we had an extra R51 000.00, we could buy one smart board to greatly enhance classroom instruction and learning.
Rising Star camp can be sponsored for 10 children at a cost of R5 000.00 per camp or R40 000.00 for 8 camps for the entire year.
Ripple Reading had an interview with Media 24, This interview will be published in February 2016 in a few popular women’s magazines.