Build a Classroom for At-risk Children in Thailand

 
$10,839
$3,561
Raised
Remaining
May 20, 2014

We're Almost There!

Second Classroom
Second Classroom

Since our last report three months ago we have made so much progress! The second classroom is nearing completion with last minute touches being made to the building. We will then be in our final step: furnishing it!

We are thankful for the strong infrastructure of this building. Earlier this week, Chiang Rai experienced a 6.2 earthquake. Thanks to your donations we were able to build an earthquake safe foundation and the Resource Center (this second classroom included) saw very minimal damage. Only a couple of shingles broke. You may remember that early on in the Second Classroom campaign we set our budget higher to be able to absorb the cost increase of earthquake proofing the facility. Thank you for standing with us in that decision - we are thankful to be able to provide a safe office to our staff, classroom to our students, and place of refuge in times of need. 

With our upcoming parent meeting this Saturday, we look forward to sharing with the entire SOLD community the progress that's been made on it! The upstairs has been designed as an office space for our eight staff (insulated and air conditioned for the extreme heat that Northen Thailand experiences) as well as a conference and private meeting room for counseling services and private meetings with students/parents. The downstairs is designed as a classroom for our students to participate in after school programs and educational classes. The original (first) classroom will then be converted in to a library. 

Thank you so much for all of your support!

Second Classroom Back
Second Classroom Back
Finishing the Inside of the Classroom
Finishing the Inside of the Classroom
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Organization

The SOLD Project

Pleasanton, CA, United States
http://thesoldproject.com/

Project Leader

Rachel Goble

Pleasanton, CA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Build a Classroom for At-risk Children in Thailand