Project Type

Migrants/Refugees

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Project: Boarding house for Shan youth
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2012
Total Beneficiaries: 15  Children
Project Cycle: May 2016 - April 2017
Annual Budget: €6.779  ($7.697)

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: Educational Opportunities for Internally Displaced Persons' Children
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Location: Kachin State ,
Sponsorship Started: 2018
Total Beneficiaries: 27 teachers, 3.700 students  
Project Cycle: May 2010 - 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 in insecure and conflict-affected areas in Northern Myanmar. Full Details


Project: Food and medicine
Location: Ban Nai Soi village ,
Sponsorship Started: 2016
Total Beneficiaries: 80 - 90  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: 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: Stipend for English teachers
Location: Piang Luang ,
Sponsorship Started: 2016
Total Beneficiaries: over 100  students and teachers
Project Cycle: September 2016 – ongoing
Annual Budget: €3.820  ($4,235)

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: Strengthening Capacity of Border Karen Schools and Teachers in Karen State
Location: Ta Graeh, Karen State ,
Sponsorship Started: 2018
Total Beneficiaries: 53 (650)  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 650 border children and 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