$60.00 will buy a student desk for the Notre Dame School, in the town of Bumba in Equateur Province, Congo. The desks will be made by local carpenters. The town of 150,000 people is a commercial center located in an agricultural area. There is neither drinking water nor electricity in the town. The school has over 2000 students and is considered one of the top two schools in the Congo as measured by the success rate of students who go successfully on to the next level of education.