Earlier this year, we have received a request through friend Khen Kaming, a resident of Bongao, Tawi Tawi for the provision of Chemistry Lab materials for Boloboc National high school.
I have visited this school more than a year back, and surely, they have a room called Laboratory, but back then, it was but dust inside.
After the call on facebook for the lab materials, we have received response from a friend Minie Gela based in Qatar (PHP3,000), a facebook acquaintance Ms Lei Dy Capinig (PHP5,000), an OFW in Taiwan, and Maria Isabel (PHP1500) of Giving Is Receiving. Plus, to complete our initial purchase plan, Ma'am Weng adding up another P1,500.
Out of this money, we were able to purchase:
|1||Bunsen Burner,5/16"/Tube,Std MXD Gas||350.00/pc||350|
|1||Burette Clamp, Sngl, Rnd,PlastisolCoated||300.00/pc||300|
|2||Evaporating Dish, 74mm diam||90.00/pc||180|
|1||Support Ring w/Clamp, 5"Diam, Cast Iron||150.00/pc||150|
|1||Crucible Triangle, 50cm||120.00/pc||120|
|1||Ring Stand, Base w/Rod, 5x8"base,20"rod||400.00/pc||400|
|2||Test Tube Holder||20.00/pc||40|
|2||Test Tube Rack, PP||250.00/pc||500|
|2||Thermometer, Student Tot -20 to 110 deg||150.00/pc||300|
|2||Wire Gauze with Ceramic Center 10/pk||20.00/pc||40|
|1||Beaker Stand for Micro Burner||140.00/pc||140|
|1||Mortar and Pestle, 75mm||180.00/pc||180|
|1||Filter paper 12.5cm 100/pk||350.00/pack||350|
|1||Funnel, Plastic 40 mm||70.00/pc||70|
|2||Dropper Pipet, 5ml, 500/pk||7.00/pc||14|
|2||Test Tube Brush||15.00/pc||30|
|1||Rubber Policeman 12/pk||70.00/pc||70|
|2||100ml Borosilicate Beaker||220.00/pc||440|
|2||150ml Borosilicate Beaker||230.00/pc||460|
|1||250ml Borosilicate Beaker 12/pk||240.00/pc||240|
|1||400ml Borosilicate Beaker||320.00/pc||320|
|1||1000ml Borosilicate Beaker||550.00/pc||550|
|1||Burette, Acrylic, 50ml||900.00/pc||900|
|1||Flask Erlenmeyer 50ml||120.00/pc||120|
|1||Flask Erlenmeyer 250ml||180.00/pc||180|
|1||Eudiometer Tube, 100ml||1,500.00/pc||1500|
|1||Filtering Flask, 250ml||900.00/pc||900|
|1||10ml Borosilicate Cylinder||350.00/pc||350|
|1||50ml Borosilicate Cylinder||500.00/pc||500|
|2||6" Stirring Rod 12/pk||55.00/pc||110|
|12||Test Tube,Boro,18x150mm, 12/pk||35.00/pc||420|
|12||Test Tube,15x125mm 12/pk||15.00/pc||180|
|1||100ml Volumetric Flask||300.00/pc||300|
|1||250ml Volumetric Flask||400.00/pc||400|
|1||Glass Tubing 1lb/pk||180.00/pc||180|
|1||Slides(pack of 72)||65.00/box||65|
Thanks to Patagonian Enterprises in Manila too for extending P794.00 discount to close the purchase at the amount of donations we have.
Last February 25, Mam Weng, Racky, Gilda and other friends are scheduled to fly to Tawi Tawi, and carried the items to turn over to Boloboc National high School. Thanks to Gilda for sponsoring the baggage fees :-).
Also, to our Philippine National Police Special Action Force for granting and ensuring the security of our friends.
Thanks to blogger Ian dela Pena for donating the microscope too.
To Khen for letting me know everytime of any help opportunity and genuine sacrifices and visions for Tawi Tawi.
And, If I may, once again, the TEAM BACKOUT, Mam Weng, Nars Racky, Minie, Cecille and JC who has been the arms of these little PH projects.
Earlier today, I received a message from Mam Weng that she is happy about what she has been involved into lately, and it is pleasing to know that rather than just being bothered by a remote commander in Indonesia, they feel the same happiness and satisfaction that I feel when we are able to do something.
YOU WILL ALL BE BLESSED.
As you may see, the quantity provided are small, and we are looking into providing a second batch of the same quantity to be on a good ratio of materials to student count. Additionally, we are looking into getting them furnished with Physics Lab Materials later, as well as DESKTOPs. If you have spare, regardless of whether used so long as still worthy, please let us know.
Bank Code: 010040018
Account Number: 2439 1558 52
Name on Account: Joseph Ian Macalino
Email Address: email@example.com
Suggested in PHP currency to minimize devaluations. In third world, every cent counts J. Otherwise, USD will be fine.
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