Buy a washing machine
Monday, April 8, 2013 at 4:51PM
Kathryn Campbell in Simple Ideas for Primary Schools, Simple Ideas for Secondary Schools, practical, service, washing machine

In one church, members noticed that children were turning up to school in clothes that looked dirty, and when they asked they realised some families didn’t own a washing machine, and couldn’t afford to go to a laundrette.

 As a result, the Church bought a washing machine for the school. Two days each week, church members staff it so that a child can come in and swap their dirty uniform for a spare, fresh one – and then take it home clean at the end of the day.

How could you start this yourself?

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