Emergency Relief Fund in South-East Asia.

by The Branch Foundation
Jan 31, 2013

Final Report

Repairing the roof of the girl
Repairing the roof of the girl's boarding house

As with all our reports, we’d like to start off by expressing our gratitude to all of you who have generously donated to this project.

You may have noticed that we reduced the funding goal for this project, meaning it is now fully funded.  This reduced funding target is due to an organisational decision to phase out our welfare/poverty relief projects. We are replacing these less sustainable projects with income generating opportunities. Our aim has always been to make the communities less reliant on outside assistance.

While it has been useful in the past to give communities a helping hand with basic necessities, we’re happy to say that they have now reached a point where more sustainable projects are inline with their current and future needs. To read more about the changes to our focus areas, please click here.

Your donations towards this project have led the local community to a point where they are more empowered.  Your generosity has also allowed us to focus our attention on projects that provide long-term sustainable solutions.

All the funds from the project have now been disbursed and have provided the following to the Shan Refugee Camp:

  • Reparation of the girl’s boarding house
  • Food Relief for 6 months
  • Provision of Yellow Beans for 6 months
  • Seed fund for the camp to contribute to income generating projects for self-sufficiency

As this project will soon be closed, we hope to draw your attention to our education project within the same community. We feel that this education project will bring long-term positive change to the Shan Camp community and we truly hope that you will consider being a part of it:

Empower Ethnic Burmese Refugees Through Education

With sincerest gratitude,

Tom Rosen and The Branch Foundation Team.

Distributing Yellow Beans at the Shan Refugee Camp
Distributing Yellow Beans at the Shan Refugee Camp
Weaving - A sustainable income generating project
Weaving - A sustainable income generating project



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Organization Information

The Branch Foundation

Location: Chiang Mai - Thailand
Website: http:/​/​www.thebranchfoundation.org
Project Leader:
Tom Rosen
Project Manager
London, London United Kingdom

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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