Project information

Clean water for schools

Many schools in Northeast Thailand have inadequate treatment facilities for rainwater, ground water and lake water, which can be very unclean or contaminated. We aim to contribute 75% of the cost of around £2,000, and expect the school to raise the remaining 25%.

May 2012 - May 2013

Charity information: Anglo-Thai Foundation

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  • Need

    Need

    Government funding for schools in Northeast Thailand is often insufficient for them to afford satisfactory water treatment facilities.

    Solution

    We contribute 75% of the £2,000 cost of a modern treatment installation, and expect the school to raise the remaining 25%.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide safe drinking and washing water for primary and secondary schoolchildren.

    Activities

    » By providing 75% of the cost of a modern water treatment plant.

    Success will be completion of the installation of the plant. The resulting health benefits will be evident over time.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Children will enjoy better health in their adult life. Annual inspections by the Foundation check that the facilities are being used properly.

    Risk

    Trustworthy installers are needed. We rely on the judgement of our Hon. Director in Thailand.

    Reporting

    We will write when the grant is given, when it is completed, and an annual newsletter on the Foundation's work will be sent.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £1,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,500 Cost of plant Administration is by unpaid volunteers
  • Background

    Location

    We operate in 4 of the 19 provinces of Northeast Thailand.

    Beneficiaries

    The schoolchildren, who will have a much healthier future.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Government grants to schools are often insufficient to cover this necessity.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Ajahn Surapong Wechapan

    Hon. Director for Thailand. Together with trustees he inspects schools annually to establish need. He rigorously vets budgets.

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