A DESIRE to give back to the game she loved inspired Scotch Oakburn student Lilli Rand to raise more than $1000 to send soccer supplies to Kenya.
As part of a year 8 program, Lilli was encouraged by her school to undertake a project in an area of her interest.
Hearing students and a teacher speak about their trip to the African nation gave the 15-year-old the push she needed to get the project under way.
"You're meant to spend about 20 hours on a project and I ended up spending 80," Lilli said.
She said the whole school had been involved in helping collect donations - a total of 200 pairs of soccer boots, strips from her clubs and enough money to ship them to Kenya.
Her donation allowed Kimuka Primary School to create their first soccer team.
"I'm hoping someone will pick up from what I've done," Lilli said.
"I'd love to help out more."
Lilli plays for the Southern Raiders Junior Soccer Club, is in the Tasmanian under 15s representative team and is in her third year of the state program.