EVENTS

CURRENT EVENTS

Walk for Baan Dada

When:  April 13, 2014

What:  A one day 39km walking event

Where:  Baan Dada Children’s Home to Three Pagodas Pass

Who: Approximately 45 children will participate

Click on the link to view the boys who need sponsorship Walk for Baan Dada Sponsorship Boys

Click on the link to view the girls who need sponsorship Walk for Baan Dada Sponsorship Girls

Why:  To raise money to support our general expenses at the home due to limited funds during rainy season

How you can help:  To join us a minimum of 5,000 baht is required per adult and 1,000 baht per child over 14 years of age. This includes food, water and a t-shirt (sizes will be needed). You can sponsor a child for 5,000 baht – to make a donation, please see our ‘Make a Donation’ page on the website. If you would like to participate, but cannot make it to Thailand, why not do the same event in your own country?

Click on the link to view the below flyer in Thai Walk for Baan Dada Flyer 2014 (Thai)

Click on the link to view the below flyer Walk For Baan Dada 2014 Untitled

 

Cycling for Children’s Education

When:  October 4, 2014

What:  An unlimited kilometre cycling event. We will stop only for food or to use the toilet (no sleeping) until we cannot cycle anymore due to exhaustion.

Where:  Baan Dada Children’s Home towards the south of Thailand

Who: Dada Ramakrishana and anyone else up for the challange

Why:  To fund the tuition and accommodation of 12 children from Baan Dada Children’s Home attending university for the upcoming year.

How you can help:  Total funding of 500,000 baht is required to cover these fees. We invite anyone who can join or promote this event to help raise funds. To make a donation, please see our ‘Make a Donation’ page on the website.

Click on the link to view the below flyer Cycling for Children’s Education Flyer 2014

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PAST EVENTS

Walk for Education

Baan Dada have held Walk for Education events each year in October since 2010!

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Our most recent Walk for Education event began on 14th October, 2013! Participants walked from Sangkhlaburi to Kanchanaburi (218km) to raise money to pay school fees for 50 children studying in elementary and high school.

There were 17 children participating, ranging in ages 10 – 15 years, along with Dada Prashanta. There were also five volunteers, along with 12 school students and two teachers from Singapore who completed the walk. We stayed in schools along the way and cooked our own food. We completed the walk in four days in relay style and spent two nights camping at Erawan waterfall having some fun.

We were able to raise US$7,500 after on road expenses!!!

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Dada Prashanta and the children participating in Walk for Education 2013

Walk for Education flyer

Solo Cycling for Education

Dada Ramakrishna has done Solo Cycling for Education each year in September since 2012!

His recent Solo Cycling for Education began on 23rd September, 2013 and he cycled from Kanchanaburi (Thailand) to Singapore (yes, Singapore!) in hot and rainy weather. The journey took him eleven days and he covered 2,027km.

This event raised money to cover university fees for eleven children for the second semester school that opened in October 2013. By raising this money, Baan Dada can ensure that these children can continue their studies which are so important to their future.

Funds are still needed for this event. To donate please visit baandada.org/donate-to-our-home or contact baandadavolunteer@gmail.com.

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Dada with the children before beginning his cycling 2013

Dada during his cycle from kanchanaburi to Singapore

Dada during his cycle from Kanchanaburi to Singapore 2013


Cycling for Education

Baan Dada have held Cycling for Education events each year in April since 2012!

Our most recent Cycling for Education event began on 1st April, 2013! This event raised money to pay school fees for 50 children studying in elementary and secondary school.

Dada Ramakrishna, Fa, Malai, Yada, Mayuree, Johnny, Ramesh and volunteers Carl, Erin, Weiliang, Lim Yi and Dao, cycled from Kanchanaburi to Phuket in 4.5 days, a total of 895km! We stayed in temples and cheap guesthouses along the way.

We were able to raise a total of 122,000 baht after on road expenses!!

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Live Music and Cultural Dancing

Going side by side with the 2012 Cycling for Education event was the Children’s Live Music and Cultural Dance fundraising activities at Koh Phangan. It began on 11th April, 2012 and was a 12 day event organised by Katie and Steve Cumbers. It included live music and cultural dance performances by the children. This event was a great success and all of the children had an amazing time!