#Tutudesk - What a Piece of Polycarbonate Can Do for a Child

"We simply cannot afford more time", said Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, "without this simple, affordable provision." The Tutudesk Campaign aims to distribute 20 million lap desks to 20 million children by 2015. His eldest daughter, Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe - a clinical researcher and supervisor in medicine and health - is championing the ambitious effort, which AllAfrica will be following. Without a hard surface for writing, Africa's poorest children only become semi-literate, limiting their futures. 

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Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe, talking about the 'Tutu Desk' to the AllAfrica staff in Cape Town.


Islamic Relief in South Africa and Islamic Relief USA partnered with the Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Tutudesk Campaign.

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