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The supplies in the Bedding Kit provide an important source of comfort for displaced persons.
Birthing kits provide the essential items to promote a safe, clean delivery and to encourage good aftercare.
These supplies enable people to begin the overwhelming job of cleaning up after a flood or hurricane.
Health kits provide basic necessities to people who have been forced to leave their homes because of human conflict or natural disaster. Health kits are also used as learning tools in personal hygiene, literacy, nutrition and cooking classes.
Many women do not have swaddling clothes with which to welcome their child into the world. Layette kits provide basic supplies for their baby's needs.
School Bag Instructions
How to properly make a school bag for a school kit.
In some countries, children don't have books or school supplies. Many have no schoolrooms; classes are held in inadequate or half-destroyed buildings, tents, or even the open air. School kits may be these children's only educational resources.
Sewing kits foster independence rather than dependence. Women can make clothing in their own size and in the style of their culture. Cottage industries often grow out of the sewing classes where women use these kits to practice valuable income-generating skills.