The Tutudesk Campaign
Summary: The Tutudesk Campaign provides durable plastic lap desks, known as Tutudesks, to learners in disadvantaged schools across sub-Saharan Africa who do not have access to conventional classroom desks to work on. --- Over 95 million school children in Sub Saharan Africa do not have classroom desks to work on. This impairs their academic development and performance as well as their ability to concentrate in class. Conventional wooden desks are expensive and cumbersome in situations where large classes are working in limited indoor spaces. To address this problem, the Tutudesk Campaign provides portable lap desks, known as Tutudesks, to learners who do not have conventional classroom desks and would otherwise have to rest their book...
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Description of Scale and Reach
The Tutudesk Campaign Centre was established in 2011 and took over from the company formerly known as Lapdesks. The focus and approach shifted to a more NGO-orientated one. Growth has been significant, though more recently it has been impeded by "donor fatigue" in South Africa.
South Africa, Ghana, Australia, Malawi, Liberia, Mozambique, United Kingdom