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Instead of asking for a big, flashy party for her sixteenth birthday, one girl asked her friends to donate money to a cause to help kids in need.

California teen Nubia Wilson asked family and friends to donate to add a fifth grade classroom to a school just outside Ethiopia’s capital.

She has raised over $2,000 in just a month. Her new goal is $10,000.

Wilson hopes to hand deliver the donation this summer when she volunteers at the school.

To find out how you can help, click here.