The work of our Karen Ministry continues, and we are still seeking to meet our budget for 2017 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
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)