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Little room, big community uplift in a small town in Central Asia. Our school needs to use our little room, so we need to build a new one.
Sarah Silverman
3 Team Members
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raised by 67 people in 1 month
104% funded
No time left
$9,000 USD goal
Fixed Funding This campaign has ended and will receive all funds raised.
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This campaign ended on May 23, 2013
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  • $5USD
    Personal Thank You

    We'll call you! Or (if that creeps you out) write to you to say thanks and see if you have any more questions. We love telling stories of Ratbu, the kids, and the room, and we'd love to share that with you in a more personalized way.

    1 claimed
  • $10USD
    Thank You Card from Kyrgyzstan

    Receive a handwritten, heartfelt letter from a Kyrgyz student. Remember when you got that penpal in 3rd grade from Michigan or Iowa? Even THAT was exciting! But these pen pals are way better since they speak a different language, live in a different country, and probably know how to milk a cow and cook a sheep. (Don't worry! We'll send a translation too!)

    7 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2013
  • $20USD
    Ratbu's plov recipe

    Ratbu is famous for her plov, which is a popular Kyrgyz version of fried rice with yellow carrots and other seasonings. I can tell you I have never tasted better, and I've eaten a LOT of plov! At this level, we'll send you a copy of her recipe, so you can try it at home.

    16 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $25USD
    Small jar of Tokotgul honey

    Toktogul is pretty much the paradise of Kyrgyzstan, so everything there is better...including the honey. But don't take our word for it--- taste it for yourself! Supplies are limited, so the fourth, seventeenth, twenty-third, and thirty-first donations at this level will receive this gift. Enter to win this gift as many times as you like!

    8 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
  • $40USD
    Ribbon cutting DVD

    DVD of the construction, opening ceremony, and first workshop held in the new building, with commentary by Ratbu and footage of many of the kids and teachers Ratbu works with.

    0 claimed
    Estimated delivery: October 2013
  • $50USD
    Hand made felt craft

    Felting sheep's wool is an age old tradition in Kyrgyzstan, along with handmade felt crafts like slippers, hair ornaments, and tea pot cozies. The children who attend our workshops are learning to keep these traditions alive and have made some beautiful felt crafts for you to choose from.

    5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013

    All that and a bag of rice

    Anyone who's been to Kyrgyzstan will tell you that plov just isn't the same without the famous Uzgen rice grown in the southern pat of the country. At this level, we'll send you Ratbu's recipe and the rice you need to really make it taste like it would in Kyrgyzstan.

    5 out of 5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2013
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