Being part of the donation scheme means that we cannot ask people for donations. However, at Maidstone Intermediate we have a culture of whanaungatanga showing that we care. This is being done as sponsorships. We have a large number of whanau in difficult financial circumstances.
The sponsorship scheme works as follows:
Each time we have extra opportunities for students for which we can charge money, we also ask if there is a parent who wants to:
Families receiving a sponsorship are not advised of the sponsors details, just that a sponsorship has been received for their child.