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    Day 3

    Less is More

    Making a difference doesn’t have to be complicated. Or expensive. Or flashy. Today, doing the doable for teachers at Nakivale was something simple – a place to sit.

    Somewhere to sit and gather as a team, or even just to rest, is so important anywhere you work. But at schools in Nakivale Refugee Settlement, they don’t have a space all to themselves – they don’t have a break room to take a load off every once in a while.

    Most of the teachers are just looking for a simple chair.

    This was a easy fix.

    A plastic chair doesn’t exactly scream excitement. But the teachers here see things a bit differently.

    A place to sit means a place to be comfortable, to grade papers, to sit together for meetings or spend time together as a team. They’re symbolic of something more – adding a missing piece of the puzzle that makes these teachers feel a little more whole.

    This day of change brought to you by Edmentum’s We Can Learn Foundation

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