Kind-hearted students at GIS respond to Japan’s disaster

Friday, 01 April 2011 From Issue Vol. XIX No. 13 By  Mark Beales

Students from an international school have responded to the Japanese disaster by organising a range of fundraising activities.

The Student Council at Garden International School in Rayong was so moved by the earthquake and tsunami that it decided to arrange several fundraisers.

A few of the students led by Student Council president Daniela Escobar, taking part of the fundraising event. A few of the students led by Student Council president Daniela Escobar, taking part of the fundraising event.

Together with the school’s International Baccalaureate (IB) students, they decided to arrange a non-uniform Mufti Day on March 17, along with a lunchtime disco. Students who took part in the events were asked to make donations towards the relief efforts. A bake sale on March 16 also helped raise funds.

The Japanese disaster has claimed the lives of thousands of people and caused widespread devastation.

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