Project Type

Migrants/Refugees

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Project: Educational Enablement: Food and medicine
Location: Ban Nai Soi village ,
Sponsorship Started: 2016
Total Beneficiaries: 52  students, teachers and volunteers
Annual Budget: €15.919  ($17,452)

The Ban Nai Soi Community Learning Centre offers great educational opportunities to migrant youth who have no access to ‘regular’ education but without food and medicine many of the poorest students would not be able to attend. Full Details


Project: Boarding house for Shan youth
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2012
Total Beneficiaries: 18  Children, Coordinator and Caretaker
Project Cycle: May 2012 - ongoing
Annual Budget: €9.025  ($9.649)

The boarding house offers up to 20 children an environment that is as close to a normal family life as possible. They attend the local Thai school and learn English, Shan, Burmese and computer skills at the camp in the evenings. Full Details


Project: Donation of winter clothes
Location: Chiang Mai province ,
Sponsorship Started: 2015
Total Beneficiaries: 500  children, adults and refugees
Project Cycle: November 2015 - ongoing
Annual Budget: €0 (Donations in-kind)  ($0)

In 2015, the Chiang Mai International Rotary Club (CMIRC) approached us for a project to receive their yearly donation of clothes. Aware of the situation in Koung Jor, we proposed to CMIRC that they donate winter clothing to the camp. Full Details


Project: Strengthening Teachers Capacity
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Location: Kachin State ,
Sponsorship Started: 2018
Total Beneficiaries: 27 teachers, 927 students  
Project Cycle: May 2018 - April 2021
Annual Budget: €20.905  ($24.355)

By keeping 10 schools open all year and giving special training to the teachers, this project ensures 3.700 at-risk children get an education even in such an insecure and conflict-affected area in Northern Myanmar. Full Details


Project: Loi Sam Sip School
Location: Loi Sam Sip ,
Sponsorship Started: 2018
Total Beneficiaries: 2 staff, 3 teachers, 1 cook and 44 students  
Project Cycle: June 2018 - June 2021
Annual Budget: €14.762  ($17.425)

Located near the Thai-Burma border, Loi Sam Sip school educates children from kindergarten to primary school. This project provides for the basic educational needs, school running costs, 3 teachers and a cook's salaries, and one meal per day for the 44 students. Full Details


Project: New School Building in Pying Mong village
Location: Pying Mong village ,
Sponsorship Started: July 2019
Total Beneficiaries: 60+  students
Project Cycle: July 2019 - Jan 2020
Annual Budget: €17.589  ($20.037)

Building a school for a community of several villages that have no school, so that children can have a chance to get an education and learn Burmese, opening the door to opportunities that the community never had available to them before. Full Details


Project: School rebuild and emergency repair
Location: Moei River, Karen State ,
Sponsorship Started: June 2020
Total Beneficiaries: 2.341  teachers, students and community
Project Cycle: 2nd June - 30th June 2020
Annual Budget: €16.042  ($18.698)

The project rebuilt schools and teachers' dormitories worn with time and to repair schools affected by the storm on May 20, 2020. These repairs are crucial for the safety and well being of students and teachers to able to continue with their education. Full Details


Project: Stipend for English teachers
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2016
Total Beneficiaries: 117  students and teachers
Project Cycle: September 2016 – ongoing
Annual Budget: €4.295  ($4,822)

In Koung Jor Shan Refugee Camp the leadership set up English classes to increase the opportunities for the children in the community once they are able to leave the camp. A small stipend for the teachers secures the continuity of this important programme. Full Details


Project: School Power
Location: Ta Graeh, Karen State ,
Sponsorship Started: 2018
Total Beneficiaries: 62 (720)  teachers (students)
Project Cycle: 1st Nov 2019 - 31st Oct 2020
Annual Budget: €47.243  ($51.900)

By strengthening the capacity of Karen teachers in eight targeted schools, this project helps to support the well-being and quality of life for 720 border children and 9 communities in conflict-affected areas on the Thai-Myanmar border. Full Details


Project: Supplementary scholarships for Shan youth
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2012
Total Beneficiaries: 9  students
Project Cycle: May 2016 - April 2017
Annual Budget: €510  ($575)

Shan scholarship students are supported with supplementary scholarships that cover their basic living costs such as clothing, hygienic needs and food. With the aid of academic and supplementary scholarships students have a better chance of succeeding in school, improving their livelihoods and helping their communities. Full Details