German to fund new ASEAN Education Center building

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HHNFT Thailand Director Radchada Chomjinda and children welcome a delegation from the foundation’s German headquarters and donor Hubert Grevenkamp to the school and Drop-In Center
HHNFT Thailand Director Radchada Chomjinda and children welcome a delegation from the foundation’s German headquarters and donor Hubert Grevenkamp to the school and Drop-In Center

A German businessman has pledged to fund a new building for the Human Help Network Thailand’s ASEAN Education Center.

HHN Thailand Director Radchada Chomjinda welcomed a delegation from the foundation’s German headquarters and donor Hubert Grevenkamp to the school and Drop-In Center Dec. 11.

(L to R) Radchada Chomjinda, Hubert Grevenkamp, HHNF German Director Ewald Dietrich, and Siromet Akjrapongpanich pose for a commemorative photo during MOU signing ceremony.
(L to R) Radchada Chomjinda, Hubert Grevenkamp, HHNF German Director Ewald Dietrich, and Siromet Akjrapongpanich pose for a commemorative photo during MOU signing ceremony.

Launched in 2016 to address the educational deficits of the children of migrant workers from neighboring countries, the ASEAN Education Center has been such a rousing success that it has outgrown its original building.

Santa’s little helpers dance team takes a break from their performance to say thank you to Hubert Grevenkamp.
Santa’s little helpers dance team takes a break from their performance to say thank you to Hubert Grevenkamp.

Grevenkamp agreed to fund a new multipurpose building with classrooms and fencing. It will be able to accommodate 85 students and will take about a year to construct.

After touring the current site, the delegation was treated to a dance performance by children from both centers.