Ramazan Collection for Childrens Shelters

Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC) is accepting collections on behalf of the following shelters:
-Kudakudhinge Hiya, Villingili
-Education and Training Centre for Children (ETCC) Maafushi
-Correctional Training Centre for Children, Feydhoo Finolhu

The collection period will run from14-28 July 2011.The ARC office at Nooraaneeaage (2nd floor), Orchid Magu will be open for collections from Sunday to Thursday 10:00 to 13:00. On Saturdays, the office will be open from 14:00 to 18:00. Please call 3326367 during these hours, for further details.

Kindly note that personnel from the shelters will appraise the items you donate and choose according to their respective needs. New items are preferred but we accept used items that are in very good condition.


* Please bear in mind that collectively, the children are aged from 0-19 years.

Clothing and apparel:
Eid clothes (new clothes to wear on Eid, 0-19 years)
Jeans, Trousers, Shirts & T-shirts
Tracksuits (sizes small, medium, large, and extra-large)
Pyjamas & Towel sets
Football socks
Tennis shoes (sizes 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5)
Childrens slippers, sandals, boots and flip-flops (for boys and girls)
Slippers, sandals, boots and flip-flops (sizes 7, 7.5, 8, 8.5, 9, 9.5, 10, 10.5)
Hairpins and hair accessories

Baby bath, Baby shampoo & Baby cologne
Diaper cream & Diapers (Drypers and Huggies in medium, large, and extra-large)
Body sprays and deodorants
Shampoo, Soap & Shower gel
Hair gel & Body Lotion
Toothbrushes & Toothpaste

Toys and sports equipment:
Footballs & Football goal net (6-a-side)
Volleyballs & Volley net
Basketballs & Table tennis balls
Badminton rackets & shuttlecocks
Tennis rackets, Tennis balls & Tennis net
Carrom board & Carrom pieces
Packs of playing cards

Fruits (grapes, pears, pineapples, pomegrenates, mango, apples, bananas, and oranges, etc.)
Canned fruit cocktails & Canned pineapple
Tuna cans
Cereal & Powdered milk (Enfalec, Enfagrow, and Coast)

Art supplies and stationery:
Maths, English & Dhivehi writing books (80 pages)
Pens (black and blue), Pencils, Erasers & Coloured pencil sets
Art blocks &A4 paper reams
Clip chart & White board (medium)

Laundry detergent
Educational DVDs & Educational toys
Baby walkers, Strollers & High chairs
Bed sheets, Pillows & Pillowcases
Cloth & Thread rolls (various colours, various thickness- for sewing classes