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What your donations can do

The work of our Karen Ministry continues. Your contributions are greatly appreciated. Here is a picture of how your donations can help. 

Mae La Camp     

Support for a nursery school student : 1,600 baht per year  Support for a nursery school teacher : 6,000 baht per year Nursery School food supplement : 2,200 baht per month Caring for an orphanage child : 5,120 baht per year

Noh Bo Academy

Support a day student : 8,000 baht per term 

Support as boarding student : 12,000 baht per year 

Noh Bo Teacher and Staff

13 teachers including Principal  : 3,300 baht ($75) per month - Average salary

1 office – 3 cooks -  2 supervisors.: 2,370 baht ($46) per month - Average salary

Noh Bo Food and Nourishment

The largest portion of the budget is food - essential in a boarding school for refugees.  

We need 65 large bags of rice each month for 10 months, at about 850 baht per bag 

The school spends about 46,000 baht a month at the market on fresh produce, giving an annual food bill of approximately 927,500 baht ($31,000).


Cost about 40,000 baht ($1,333) a year 

Education Materials 

Each year supplies of paper, exercise books, textbooks, pens, markers, etc. is 40,000 baht ($1,333). 

Arts, crafts and sewing materials are extras that don’t come out of the budget but need special donations 


Noh Bo students take great pride in their uniform. 

School uniforms per year (Thai and Karen) = 18,000 baht ($600) Sport kits per year = 10,350 baht ($350)

Teachers uniforms per year = 9,000 baht ($300)


Electricity approx. 4,700 baht ($156) per month - Gas bottles) at 300 baht ($6) per month 

Water at 300 baht ($6) per month  - Internet provision is expensive – 2,675 baht ($93) per month


Medicines, dental and hospital bills approx. 3,000 baht ($100) per month  

Blankets are needed in the cool season – 100 baht  each for 100 students – 10,000 baht ($333)

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