18. Soualika, Côte d'Ivoire

But we donated a scale ($500 value) to the village in 2009 because an 8th grade class in Indiana raised the money by selling chocolate bars (after designing the wrappers and wrapping the bars).  I Skyped with two classes of 8th Graders about what they had accomplished.  At the time, I was trying to raise money to put a scale in each of the 6,000 cocoa growing villages in Cote d'Ivoire.

If we could melt down the propeller on one aircraft carrier, we'd have enough money to solve a huge problem in CI, where villages have no scale and no dryness meter.

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