Assistance to N.E. Thailand’s remote Baan Mae Ramoeng School

hrh-kids3The Baan Mae Ramoeng School is close to the Myanmar border and helps around 1000 children from remove areas of considerable impoverishment.   Population consists of mainly subsistence farming and there are many families displaced by conflict among the local population, the majority of which are ethnically Karen people.

Rose’s close  Vancouver/Richmond  partner organization CIEAF (Canadian International Education Assistance Fund) set out to assist this school having identified its needs through the Royal Thailand Consulate in Vancouver, which in turn was promoting its needs from one its main support group as one of the schools (of many) supported by Thailands  Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in her considerable and noteworthy spectrum of charitable assistance.

hrh-kids1The Baan Mae Ramoeng School is close to the Myanmar border and helps around 1000 children from remove areas of considerable impoverishment.   Population consists of mainly subsistence farming and there are many families displaced by conflict among the local population, the majority of which are ethnically Karen people.

HRH. Princess Sirindhorn identified that many of the children at the Baan Mae Ramoeng School had to walk huge

Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn makes a visit

Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn makes a visit

distances, as much as 40km each way to attend class.  Dormatary facilities were badly needed. In addition need for a vocational training scheem was also noted in order to try to boost income generation for families in this very poor area.

CIEAF, Thai Consulate and Rose Charities aim to work together for fund-raising and implementation of the school upgrade program and this will start with a fundraiser at the Thai Consulate in Vancouver on September 19th.

hrh-kids4Donations are, greatly welcomed,  tax-receiptable (Canada) and may be made on line here  (scroll down the list of causes to Thailand after you hit the donate button)

 

 

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