Telescopes to Tanzania

$39,734USD
raised by 368 people in 2 months
105% funded
0 time left
Verified Nonprofit
$38,000 USD goal
Flexible Funding
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This campaign ended on September 6, 2014
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  • $100USD
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    Thank You Card from Tanzania

    You will receive a personalized thank you card from a head person in Tanzania, plus the digital photos, mini-books and your name on the Thank You Wall. $100 could pay for one Tanzanian staff person, including salary, transportation and meals.

    Estimated delivery: August 2015

    13 claimed

  • $5USD
    Thank You!

    Your name will go on our Thank You Wall to be displayed on the Astronomers Without Borders website and Facebook Page. $5 could pay for a science study kit for one student.

    80 claimed

  • $10USD
    Digital Photos

    You will receive the above perk plus a set of high-quality digital photographs of Sue and Chuck's favorite scenes from project in Tanzania. $10 could pay for one student textbook.

    59 claimed

  • $25USD
    Mini-books

    You will receive two digital copies of the mini-books developed by the project - one in English and one in Swahili), and your name on the Thank You Wall. $25 could pay for one classroom set of mini-books.

    46 claimed

  • $50USD
    Solar Glasses

    You will receive everything above plus a pair of solar glasses like students across Africa used during the 2013 solar eclipse. (Add $5 for international shipping) $50 could pay for an optical bench, or electromagnetic spectrum teaching resources.

    13 claimed

  • $75USD
    High Quality Photo Print

    You will receive all of the above plus a high-quality print of a collage of images from the Telescopes to Tanzania program. (Add $10 for international shipping) $75 could pay for a day of training, room and board, and transportation for one teacher.

    3 claimed

  • $250USD
    Sky Viewing Pair

    You will receive a paper spectroscope kit and a pair of solar viewing glasses, plus the digital photos, mini-books and your name on the Thank You Wall. $250 could pay for an Astronomers Without Borders "One Sky" telescope for a school in Tanzania, including shipping to Africa.

    3 claimed

  • $500USD
    Sky Viewing Set

    You will receive a set of 5 spectroscopes and 5 pairs of solar glasses, plus the mini-books, digital photographs and your name on the Thank You Wall. $500 could pay for a high-quality camera for the Observatory.

    1 claimed

  • $750USD
    Photo Book

    You will receive a printed photo book of scenes from the project with a personalized thank you in the back, plus the digital photos and mini-books, and your name on the Thank You Wall. $750 could pay for a full year of one-day community education events and observing sessions.

    0 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Sky Viewing Set and Photobook

    You will receive everything from the Sky Viewing Set tier and the Photo Book tier. $1000 could pay for two computers for use in the Center and Observatory.

    4 claimed

  • $2,000USD
    Main Telescope Plaque

    $2000 pay one-third of the cost of shipping and installation of the large telescope in the Observatory. In recognition of your contribution your name, or the name of an organization of your choice, will be engraved on a personalized plaque affixed to the telescope. You will also be thanked on our Thank You Wall. If you wish us to thank a particular organization, please email us when you have made your donation.

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  • $15,000USD
    Teaching Space Dedication

    $15,000 fund construction of the Observatory, including the storage room and teaching veranda. To recognize your remarkable generosity, a plaque will be erected in your honor in one of these locations (Observatory or teaching veranda) to thank you personally for making this program possible. You will also be thanked on the Thank You Wall. If you wish us to thank a particular organization, please email us once you have made your donation.

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