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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: Classroom extension, new textbooks and more
Partner: Tomato Village Learning Center
Location: Ban Huai Makhuea Som Village ,
Sponsorship Started: 2015
Total Beneficiaries: 58
 Children
Project Cycle: May - July 2015
Total Budget: €1.630  ($1.818)

In 2015 the number of students that enrolled in the beginning English class at TVLC exceeded the classroom capacity, resulting in over 20 students squeezed into a small room. We secured funds from one of our sponsors to extend the classroom and fund their other urgent needs.

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Project: Dormitory renovation and toilet construction
Partner: Ban Nai Soi Community Learning Centre
Location: Ban Nai Soi village ,
Sponsorship Started: 2017
Total Beneficiaries: 80 - 90
 students, teachers and volunteers
Project Cycle: March 2017 – May 2017
Total Budget: €2.930  ($3.450)

The Ban Nai Soi Community Learning Centre offers great educational opportunities to migrant youth who have no access to ‘regular’ education. One of the dormitories and the sanitary facilities were in dire need of an upgrade.

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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: 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: New boys dormitory building
Partner: Ban Nai Soi Community Learning Centre
Location: Ban Nai Soi village ,
Sponsorship Started: 2017
Total Beneficiaries: 18
 students
Project Cycle: April 2017 – June 2017
Total Budget: €3.785  ($4.450)

The Ban Nai Soi Community Learning Centre offers great educational opportunities to migrant youth who have no access to ‘regular’ education. Thanks to our overall support they can welcome more eligible students. To accommodate them we built a new dormitory.

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Project: New building for Kone Myint Thar Yor School
Partner: Lahu Women Organisation
Location: Kone Myint Thar Yor Village ,
Sponsorship Started: 2017
Total Beneficiaries: 65
 children
Project Cycle: March 2017 – May 2017
Total Budget: €13.840  ($16.270)

The primary school of Kone Myint Thar Yor village in eastern Shan state educates 65 children from eight villages in the area. The old school building was in terrible shape. The safety of the children was in jeopardy. We built a new school building, so the 65 children can learn in a safe and stimulating environment.

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Project: Renovating Guwa School
Partner: Arakanese Youth Network Society
Location: Guwa ,
Sponsorship Started: 2012
Total Beneficiaries: 180
 students
Project Cycle: June 2012
Total Budget: €1.500  ($1.870)

Arakanese Youth Network Society (AYNS) is committed to improving the education offered to children in Guwa, a poor fishing village on the Bay of Bengal. A priority in implementing their extensive plans is the renovation of a rundown school building.

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Project: Renovations to refugee home
Partner: Koung Jor Shan Refugee Camp
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2011
Total Beneficiaries: 1
 family
Project Cycle: February 2011
Total Budget: €682  ($801)

Renovations to a refugee shelter improved the family’s living conditions and guaranteed that they could live in a dry, secure hut where the rainy season would no longer be a concern to them.

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Project: Solar panels
Partner: Koung Jor Shan Refugee Camp
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2011
Total Beneficiaries: 6
 families
Project Cycle: September 2011
Total Budget: €300  ($412)

The Thai government sees Koung Jor Shan Refugee camp as a temporary solution and electricity is only supplied to public areas of the camp. We were able to provide six families with solar panels for their huts, so they could continue with their activities at night.

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Project: Solar panels upgrade
Partner: Koung Jor Shan Refugee Camp
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2015
Total Beneficiaries: 85
 families
Project Cycle: May - July 2015
Total Budget: €14.086  ($15.736)

Koung Jor Shan Refugee Camp is seen as a "temporary" home to Burmese migrants and electricity is only provided to public spaces. Solar panels on the huts had deteriorated and only provided 20 minutes of light and an upgrade was urgently needed.

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Project: Staircase and roof repairs for TVLC
Partner: Tomato Village Learning Center
Location: Ban Huai Makhuea Som Village ,
Sponsorship Started: 2017
Total Beneficiaries: 50 - 70
 children
Project Cycle: March 2017 – May 2017
Total Budget: €859  ($1.011)

A young child slipped on the wet and muddy stairs at the Tomato Village Learning Center. Fortunately this time nothing serious happened. We wanted to prevent this from happening again in the future, with even worse consequences. An informal chat with one of our donors led to the sponsoring of a completely new staircase.

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Project: Water, toilets, books and more
Partner: KAKO
Location: Siem Reap ,
Sponsorship Started: 2014
Total Beneficiaries: 100 - 150
 residents from three different villages
Project Cycle: February – April 2014
Total Budget: €3.000  ($4.069)

In 2014, Dutch foundation 'The Flying Nuns' donated funds to a number of KAKO projects. The donation helped fund the installation of three toilets and four wells, home renovations for a poor family and the purchase of water filters, library books and school supplies.

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