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Learn more about the program Kids In Need of Desks

11/26/13 12:15PM

Millions of students in Africa spend their days packed into tiny classrooms, sitting on dirt floors for hours at a time. Giving them the most basic tools--a place to sit, read and write--could help them achieve a better education and a brighter future. The MSNBC community is working to make that a reality. read more

KIND Fund Christmas donations bring 'new...

KIND Fund Christmas donations bring 'new hope'

12/27/16 10:55PM

Last week we heard from Tamandani Khuphuki, a 17-year-old K.I.N.D. Fund scholarship recipient, and she inspired more Christmas holiday giving than ever before. Lawrence shares a new fundraising record for Kids in Need of Desks. watch

Donors set politics aside for K.I.N.D. Fund

Donors set politics aside for K.I.N.D. Fund

12/07/16 10:54PM

In this post-election holiday season, some are deciding to set politics aside help the K.I.N.D. Fund for Kids In Need of Desks in the African nation of Malawi where most school students sit on the floor. watch

America has a new favorite poet

America has a new favorite poet

12/02/16 10:53PM

On #GivingTuesday, we met KIND Fund scholarship recipient Joyce Chisale, who is a poet and wants to be a doctor. Lawrence shares some of his favorite reactions to her poem “Little by Little” and explains what Joyce teaches all of us. watch

In difficult times, we turn to our poets

In difficult times, we turn to our poets

11/29/16 10:54PM

For #GivingTuesday, Lawrence talks with Joyce Chisale, one of the girls in Malawi who received a KIND scholarship to finish high school and wants to be a doctor. She explains what the scholarship means to her. Also a poet, she recites her poem, "Little by Little." watch

Lawrence reflects on his KIND Thanksgiving

Lawrence reflects on his KIND Thanksgiving

11/28/16 10:53PM

Lawrence spent Thanksgiving in Malawi giving desks to school children and scholarships to girls who wouldn't be able to finish school without them. He tells you how you can contribute to the KIND Fund for #GivingTuesday. watch

Donald Trump's donation to the KIND Fund

Donald Trump's donation to the KIND Fund

01/13/16 10:52PM

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell explains the note he got from Donald Trump, including a generous donation to the KIND Fund. And while he can't accept any donation from a presidential candidate, the dollar amount will still find its way to the kids in Malawi who need it. watch

Give the gift of a KIND Fund donation

Give the gift of a KIND Fund donation

12/23/15 10:52PM

Looking for a last minute Christmas gift? Baseball writing legend Peter Gammons suggests donating to the KIND Fund. And MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell explains what motivated him to create the fund five years ago. watch

Two CA students hold bake sale for KIND Fund

Two CA students hold bake sale for KIND Fund

12/21/15 10:56PM

Preston Lucy and Conner Gossman held a bake sale for the KIND Fund this weekend and raised enough money to buy four desks for students in Malawi. They tell MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell why they decided to help kids in Africa. watch

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