Project Type

Childcare

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Project: A safe haven for hill tribe children
Partner: Bahn Ruam Jai
Location: Chiang Mai ,
Sponsorship Started: 2012
Total Beneficiaries: 40 - 50
 children
Project Cycle: 2012 - 2015
Total Budget: €149.930  ($193.163)

The objectives of safe haven Bahn Ruam Jai are to provide shelter and a safe environment free from drugs and sexual abusel, promote informal and formal education, protect children’s human rights, encourage self-confidence and develop social skills.

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Project: Boarding house renovations
Partner: Koung Jor Shan Refugee Camp
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2012
Total Beneficiaries: 21
 Children
Project Cycle: June
Total Budget: €375  ($464)

In April 2012 heavy rainfall badly damaged the roofs on the boys and girls dormitories. As a result water began leaking into the dormitories and the 21 children had to sleep in wet and unhealthy conditions. Thanks to one of our generous sponsors we were able to co-fund the renovations of both dormitories, ensuring that the children continued to live in a healthy environment.

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Project: Boys dormitory extension
Partner: Safe Haven Orphanage
Location: Ban Tha Song Yang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2014
Total Beneficiaries: 35
 Boys
Project Cycle: 2014
Total Budget: €1.935  ($2.540)

After taking in an extra 10 children, six of whom were boys, the dormitory for boys at Safe Haven Orphanage reached its capacity. Thanks to one of our sponsors the dormitory was extended ensuring that all 35 boys sleep in a safe and protected environment.

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Project: Care for children with down syndrome
Partner: NMRWC
Location: Chiang Mai ,
Sponsorship Started: 2010
Total Beneficiaries: 2
 children
Project Cycle: 2010 – 2015
Total Budget: €700  ($840)

Two children with Down Syndrome, Yig (7) and Siouw (5) were growing up in a poor hill tribe community where proper care was inaccessible. They now live in the fitting and stimulating environment of a home for children with special needs. They live there with other children of the same age and with similar cognitive disabilities.

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Project: Emergency aid for a water pump and gap financing
Partner: Bahn Ruam Jai
Location: Chiang Mai ,
Sponsorship Started: 2012
Total Beneficiaries: 40
 Children
Project Cycle: October 2012
Total Budget: €3.325  ($4.315)

Bahn Ruam Jai, a safe haven to 40 children in dire need of support after its main sponsor stopped funding some of the expenses and the water pump broke. We were able to help and secure funding to replace the water pump and cover the most urgent needs.

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Project: Excursion for children with cognitive disabilities
Partner: NMRWC
Location: Chiang Mai ,
Sponsorship Started: 2011
Total Beneficiaries: 25
 children
Project Cycle: December 2011
Total Budget: €100  ($133)

Every year, Yig, Siouw and their friends, leave the centre where they are being cared for, to go day tripping. In 2011, this yearly outing was almost cancelled due to a € 100 (!) shortage. But when good friends of Philanthropy Connections found out about this, they immediately offered to pay for these costs.

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Project: Flood damages at Bahn Ruam Jai
Partner: Bahn Ruam Jai
Location: Chiang Mai ,
Sponsorship Started: 2011
Total Beneficiaries: 40
 children
Project Cycle: November 2011
Total Budget: €2.000  ($2.494)

A large flood hit Chiang Mai which forced the caretakers and children of Bahn Ruam Jai, a safe haven, to evacuate to the second floor of the building for four days. We were able to help with the replacement and repair of damaged items to ensure that the children could continue living in a healthy environment.

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Project: Hot showers, office room and more for orphanage
Partner: Mary Sweet Home Orphanage
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2016
Total Beneficiaries: 12
 children and adults
Project Cycle: January - March 2016
Total Budget: €2.460  ($2.682)

Mary Sweet Home Orphanage was in need of a hot shower system during the winter season, an office block for the teachers to have a space to prepare lessons and more. We connected the orphanage to one of our sponsors who funded these needs and agreed to fund additional needs.

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