Every day, 70% of children in Malawi struggle to learn while sitting on the ground. Giving them a desk empowers their educational journey and fuels their dreams for the future.
Join UNICEF USA and MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” in an ambitious campaign called K.I.N.D.: Kids in Need of Desks to provide desks to eager young learners. To date, the program has delivered desks to more than 500,000 students, but in order to reach every child, we need ongoing support.
Millions of students in Africa spend their days packed into tiny classrooms, sitting on dirt floors for hours at a time. Giving them the most basic tools–a place to sit, read and write–could help them achieve a better education and a brighter future. The MSNBC community is working to make that a reality. read more
Lawrence created the KIND Fund, Kids In Need of Desks, to provide desks and scholarships to students in Malawi. Learn how you can make a difference in these children’s lives on Giving Tuesday here: lastworddesks.msnbc.com watch
For the fifth year in a row, MSNBC is the signature media partner for #GivingTuesday. Lawrence explains why you should lend your support to the KIND Fund- Kids In Need of Desks. Learn more at lastworddesks.msnbc.com. watch
Lawrence O’Donnell makes a big announcement about Kids in Need of Desks, which provides desks and scholarships to students in Malawi thanks to contributions from our MSNBC viewers, and shares an update about aspiring doctor Maureen. watch
I started the KIND Fund when MSNBC launched The Last Word in 2010 because I wanted the show to be more than just talk. I wanted to do something good, something important that I could not do without the show. I decided to bring the story of life in African schools to my audience and offer MSNBC viewers a chance to help. On my first trip to… read more
For the 4th year in a row, MSNBC is the signature media partner for #GivingTuesday and The Last Word is making that easy for you with the #KIND Fund; Kids In Need of Desks. Check out lastworddesks.msnbc.com. watch
Last week we heard from Tamandani Khuphuki, a 17-year-old K.I.N.D. Fund scholarship recipient, and she inspired more Christmas holiday giving than ever before. Lawrence shares a new fundraising record for Kids in Need of Desks. watch
17-year-old Tamandani Khuphuki wants to be a nurse and says that without a KIND Fund scholarship, she’d probably be married with kids – just like her friends who dropped out of school because of the cost. Lawrence tells you how you can contribute to the KIND Fund. watch