Annual Shoe Collection

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Each fall, we run a shoe collection drive in the Washington, DC area. The benefits of the shoe drive are three-fold:

  • Shoes are kept out of landfills, preventing hazardous chemical contamination
  • Shoes create microenterprise in developing countries, providing opportunities for impoverished families to earn a living
  • RI earns funds for every pair of shoes collected to fund our programs

It’s a win-win-win!

Over the last four years, we have kept over 36,000 pairs of shoes from landfills, and have raised over $15,000 to help fund RI Preparatory School.

If you, your organization, community group, or business would like to participate, email info@rukundo.com. SSL hours are provided for students. There are also opportunities to schedule a drive in YOUR area!  Email us for more info.

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