Dollars for Dreams Campaign To Make Dreams Realities for the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of Nsukka, Nigeria A Mission Partnership of the Office of Catholic Schools, Archdiocese of Chicago Nigeria is a country in west Africa. It has the largest population in Africa. Nsukka is a city in Nigeria. We’re Just Like You! We love to play with our friendsjust like you! We love our teachersjust like you! We learn to sing and dancejust like you! We love to learnjust like you! Our schools have many studentsjust like you! We learn how to solve problemsjust like you! We love to prayjust like you! We have a beautiful countryjust like you! We are a beautiful peoplejust like you! And, just like you, we have needs. We need… Building materials for new and growing schools. Books and computers. Water and toilets. Most of all, we need your friendship! By joining our partnership in mission. By giving one dollar or more to help us have great Catholic schools. You can help us get textbooks. Students have no textbooks No libraries No teaching aides No good blackboards No learning tools like rulers, crayons or calculators You can help us with our dreams for a bright future! You can help us access good water. Schools have no wells for clean water Nsukka does not have infrastructure for water Students drink water from plastic bottles and bags or from drainage holes You can help us light our classrooms. Nigeria has electricity for only a few hours daily – sometimes not at all Schools have no electricity for classrooms or technology Students study with kerosene lamps at night You can help us find adequate tools and technologies. Elementary schools have no technology. Secondary schools have little electronic equipment or none. There are no updated science labs. You can help us enjoy play and athletic equipment. Schools have very little for students to enjoy physical exercise Or to play games Or to engage in sports activities You can help us make bricks to build new schools and to expand. Bricks in Nigeria are made close to the building sites. Schools are made of these bricks Brick making provides jobs for people. The Dollars for Dreams Campaign will help our Nsukka brothers and sisters make their dreams become reality. Please give us one or more dollars to help their dreams come true! Become a partner with the Diocese of Nsukka!