Posted by Nabil Bedewi on Nov 01, 2021
Believe in Belize ( provided major funding for the shipment of a 40’ container from the United States to Dangriga, Stann Creek through a collaboration with their partner Medical Equipment and Supplies Abroad (MESA) Foundation, Inc. (
The container provided hundreds of items worth thousands of dollars donated by different organizations and individuals in the US.
The donations were distributed by members of the Rotary Club of Dangriga
We would like to thank the San Pedro Sun and Love FM News for reporting this event:
Below is a summary of what was donated, to whom, and with pictures (if available).
Caye Caulker Fire Station: 30 sets of Firemen gear including helmets (many to be given to other fire stations), misc. tools, TV set
Caye Caulker Hearth Centre: 2 wheelchairs, 2 crutches
Punta Gorda Fire Station: Firefighter clothing - bunker pants and coats, helmets, boots, etc.
San Roman Village: 2 wheelchairs & 1 walker, iPad & Accessories, ~150 children DVDs, school supplies & books, APC Battery Backup, 2 IT Calculators, 3 new External DVDs, English writing DVD course, 6 pairs of NEW Shoes That Grow - XS & S, 2 Basketball rims & nets, 2 extra nets, 2 adult & 2 kids basketballs, 1 pump, 3 headsets, Legos, misc. infant clothing
30 Kindle Fire 7 and cases for misc. schools in Stann Creek and Belmopan as part of the Believe in Belize reading pilot project
Rotary Club of Corozal: 8 wheelchairs, 10 walkers
Southern Emergecny Services: Supplies for Ambulance, Safety Equipment, Training Equipment, Community Health Workers
Corozal Animal Program: Misc. Pet Toys, 2 Dog leashes & 2 dishes.
Placencia Humane Society: Several boxes of Pee pads.
RCI project stuff - computers, tables, books, school supplies, etc. for ~20 primary schools in Stann Creek.  To learn more about the RCI project, please see this link
To learn more about our next container shipment, please see this link
We would like to thank the following three Rotary Organizations for being Major Donors (US $1000+):
Rotary Club of Potomac-Bethesda 
Rotary E-Club of One World  
Rotary District 5240