NORYN Patton International Club School Supply Drive

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November 29,2009
NORYN Patton High School International Club collected school supplies for a primary school in Haturia, a remote village in Bangladesh.
We collected over a thousand pencils; enough supplies for a student body of 350 students to use for 2 years.

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NORYN Patton International Club School Supply Drive

  1. 1. Patton International Club Sponsored School Supply Drive for a Rural School in Bangladesh November 2009 Noryn Alam Morganton, North Carolina
  2. 2.  Patton International Club collected school supplies for a primary school in a remote village called Haturia in Bangladesh from October to November 2009.  Tin shed school with one hallway, the students needed basic school supplies. Patton collected pencils, crayons, notebooks and sharpeners and raised funds.  Haturia Ghata Khanda Model Primary School was established in 1943 and renovated 1969.  A small rural primary school located in village called Haturia, district Shariatpur about 6o miles from Bangladesh capital city Dhaka.  On behalf of Patton International Club, Noryn Alam, a 10th grade student took the initiative and delivered the school supplies on November 29, 2009.
  3. 3. An example of rural kitchen
  4. 4.  Patton International Club’s Haturia School Supply Drive 2009 was a success! Now 350 students have enough basic supplies to last for a over a year.  Special thanks to all the students and faculty of Patton High School for their support.  Especially: Mrs. Vanecko, Mrs. Arrowood, Mr. McCloy, and Mrs. Alexander. Principal Mr. Davis was very gracious to allow the school supply drive at Patton High School.  Thanks to Mr. Shamsur Rahman, MD Bay Industries of Bangladesh for delivering the school supplies.  Next Year we are planning to collect basic supplies for Haturia’s orphanage (see pictures of boys living quarter)

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