Amicus Foundation of Thailand Update

Educational Support

  1. Working with the Mechai Viravaidya Foundation and the Mechai Pattana School in the creation of the Kelly Lifelong Learning Center, a tribute to Matthew Sr. from his friends in honor of his 90th birthday.

  1. Creation of the Change a Child’s Life program at Children of the Forest with the Fehring family Aurora Foundation. Donors, contributing $350 a year, have a chance to sponsor and establish a relationship with a child.

  1. Baan Huaydaeng School, a rural school in Ubon Ratchathani province.

  1. Nongboat School in Buriram province.

  2. Built a library/community education center/meeting hall, a volunteer teacher’s house, a garbage bank for recycling, and made donations of computers and books

  3. Sponsored volunteer English teachers and school activities/celebrations

  4. Organized community events, as well as promoted environmental awareness

  5. Arranged English camps in rural Isan schools with volunteers from Volunthai.

  1. Support for a full-time teacher

  2. Purchased books and constructed a new library/community education center

  3. Purchased computers and teaching materials

  4. Funded weekend integrated learning projects-provided scholarships for students attending

  1. Scholarships for students from destitute families

  2. Elementary, high school and university students

  3. Summer camp projects

  4. Teacher internships in rural Isan schools