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Sulu province is the poorest province in the Philippines with a poverty incidence level of 63.2%. Within that city is Hadgi Panglima Tahil, which is the poorest municipality in the Philippines with a poverty incidence estimate of 89.7% as of year 2000. This city is made up of chains of islands which make transportation limited to small "bankas" or boats that are manually operated. Electricity is often limited in this area and kerosene lamps are a luxury to have in a household. Students often travel great distances for them to go to a public school because the school in their area was either lacking the books that were needed or were damaged due to a typhoon. We could help these children by collecting old text books that are no longer used by kindergarten to 12th grade schools and sending them to areas like Hadgi Panglima Tahil. We could offer them quality education simply by contacting school principals, teachers, and even school distrct superintendents and have them involved in collecting this service. My mother is a 6th grade teacher and I know for a fact that she has several text books that are no longer used and just collecting dust which inspired me to come up with this plan. I have done this before and I'm almost sure that these books could be shipped free of charge if they are for charitable reasons, thus this project will be succesful.