The list of school essentials that are needed are: Backpacks, Reams of paper, Black A4 notebooks (plain, ruled and squared books), rulers, scissors, A4 files, pencil cases, felt-tipped pens, coloured pencils, calculator, compasses, set squares.

The dates and drop-off points are from the 21st of August until the 4th of September. You can drop off essential school essentials at Iceland Overseas Supermarket in Guia, The Holiday Inn Algarve in Armação de Pêra, Castelo de Sonhos in Silves and Curiosa Living Troto, EN125 Sítio do Troto in Almancil.

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ACCA can also shop for you with 15 euros for a backpack and 45 euros for a backpack with contents. Donations can be sent to IBAN – PT50 0079 0000 4342 6419 1012 2.

For more information, please contact Wanda Crawford on (+351) 919 617 995 or email