The Rotary Club Jomtien-Pattaya & its Partners in Service proudly announce the successful completion of four water filter projects that help more than 43,000 children and adults in Thailand and Burma
The 4 projects that help more than 43,000 children and adults consist of:

  • MG Project 76914 provides 1,200 Household Gravity Drip Water Filter Systems for 3 rural villages in Ayutthaya province that were hit in 2011 by devastating floods, helping more than 5,000 adults & children;
  • MG Project 76916 provides 1,500 Household Gravity Drip Water Filter Systems for 7 communities in rural areas of North East and East Thailand, helping well over 6,000 adults & children;
  • MG Project 76931 provides 27 School UV-based Water Filtration Systems in East Thailand for 8,300 students;
  • A Non-Matching Grants Project that provides 55 School Microfiber Ultrafiltration Systems for North East and North Thailand, helping more than 13,000 children & adults, plus 500 Gravity Drip Water Filter Systems for 119 schools & communities in Burma, serving more than 10,000 children & adults;
  • In addition, the 180 school systems are used by at least 1,500 teachers & other staff.
  • In total this helps more than 31,000 Thai and 12,000 Burmese children & adults, of which 10,000 in Burma.
  • The 4 projects carry a total cost of 6 million Baht (around USD 200,000/EUR 150,000) of which:
  • Rotary District 2060 and 31 of its Rotary Clubs in North East Italy donated 1.3 million Baht;
  • The International Desalination Association donated 1.2 million Baht;
  • The Rotary Clubs of La Spezia, Torino Dora, and of Sarzana Lerici and District 2030 in North West Italy contributed 800,000 Baht;
  • More than 600,000 Baht was contributed by the Rotary Club Jomtien-Pattaya through fundraising events like the Cross Bay Swim, a fundraiser for the victims of the devastating 2011 floods in Central Thailand and other contributions;
  • Mr Kenneth Thompson through the Rotary Club of Alloa in Scotland contributed 200,000 Baht;
  • The Rotary Clubs of Rayong, Eastern Seaboard (Pattaya) and Bangkapi (Bangkok) donated 200,000 Baht;
  • Rotary District 3340, North East & East Thailand, contributed 150,000 Baht;
  • And The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International provided grants of 1.5 million Baht.

All 4 projects were the result of close cooperation of the Rotary Club Jomtien-Pattaya in Thailand with Rotary Districts 2060 and 2030 in Italy.
Assisted by Rotary District 3340 and 21 Thai Rotary Clubs, in particular the Rotary

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