Santa Cruz Christian Learning Center (SCCLC)

 

SCCLC Flooding

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On the night of January 1, 2018, the Santa Cruz Christian Learning Center (SCCLC) flooded in a torrential rainstorm.

The floods submerged the school’s library, one of the only English language libraries in Bolivia. More than 5,000 books were lost. As much as three feet of water inundated the gymnasium and classrooms as well. This unfortunate natural disaster did irreparable damage to textbooks, computers, costumes, supplies and even furniture.

The school’s administration had to make the difficult decision to delay the start of the second semester. Meanwhile, teachers, staff, missionaries and parents spent the first week of 2018 dredging and cleaning the school, despite the fact that many of them also had flood-related issues in their homes. Why? Because SCCLC is so much more than its collection of books, desks, and computers. It is a vital ministry in Bolivia.


Would you consider donating to this SCCLC disaster relief effort?


Your donation of $50 or $100 would help buy new text or library books. A gift of $1,000 could restore an entire classroom worth of supplies and furniture. A greater amount would help with much needed flood prevention for a school that seeks to fulfill the Great Commission in Bolivia. All donations are tax-deductible and can be made using the credit card donation platform on this page (right or scroll to bottom if viewing on mobile device).

The impact of this school is tremendous, as is the damage it has suffered. Our conservative estimate of damages caused by the flooding is $35,000. We are also aiming to make structural improvements to the grounds of the campus to minimize the risk of flooding in the future. We estimate another $20,000 would serve to make these improvements and minimize the risks.


While many missionaries and Bolivians are working to clean and salvage what they can, they cannot do it alone. They need YOUR help.


With your generosity and prayers, we can enable SCCLC to continue its important work. Together we can see God glorified and lives transformed.



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