In January 2013 we broke ground on a new school for the underprivileged Burmese immigrant children of the Rassada fishing village in Phuket, Thailand. In December of that year we opened the doors welcoming in over 200 children who would otherwise have very little access to education, safety or healthcare.  

The school continues to grow in success with many students moving on into higher education and vocational training.  The building has changed the lives of hundreds of children for the better and we sincerely hope it will continue to do so for decades to come.

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Prior to construction there was a make shift school consisting of 3 concrete blocks with fencing around it and a roof. There were no tables or chairs, just a black board and a very committed teacher. Initially 20 children enrolled for classes, varying in ages from 2 - 14.

None of them had received any schooling up until this point. It grew to 60 children taking classes in increadably cramped conditions with lots more children on the waiting list. By the time we opened our doors over 200 children were in attendance, a number which is growing all the time.

 The interior of the old school on a quiet day.

The interior of the old school on a quiet day.

 Where the children used to play. The wall on the left is the outside of the old  school.

Where the children used to play. The wall on the left is the outside of the old  school.

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