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Has anyone shipped goods to Kenya?

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I have recently returned from a wonderful trip to Kenya and Tanzania (a trip report will follow as soon as I get organized...) We visited a school in Naivasha, and the need for school supplies was quite obvious. Unfortunately, we had no time to buy any supplies while we were there, and our guide said it was best not to give/send money (I think he was worried it would not be spent on school supplies).

So now I am looking into how to send some supplies to the school. Has anyone else done something like this, and if so, how did you do it? Online price for mailing 50 pounds is $750 - yikes!

Any suggestions for helping this school would be welcome.

Thanks,
Kathy

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