- $1 – the price of 14 sachets of oral rehydration salts, which mixed with safe water, help children combat dehydration and diarrhoea.
- $3 buys 50 5ml auto-disable syringes, so that 50 children can be immunized with safe equipment.
- $5 provides one long-lasting insecticidal mosquito net, protecting a family from malaria.
- $20 can provide 20 packets of high-energy biscuits, specially developed for malnourished children.
- $110 can provide 10 families with one basic family water kit each, including water containers, buckets, soap and water purification tablets.
- $120 can provide 600 doses of measles vaccine, protecting children from this deadly disease.
- $200 can buy one School-in-a-Box kit, a ready-made educational solution, packed in a lockable metal box, containing everything a teacher will need for 40 children.
Of course that's not to say that if you give $200 that your donation WILL be used to buy a school-in-a-box kit, but it definitely helps put into perspective what a small amount of money can do. If you haven't already dug into your pockets to help assist the people affected by the floods in Pakistan, re-read through the list above and see what you can afford. As long as you give to a reputable organisation, every dollar counts.