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Dear Donor,
 
First of all, EDF would like to express our sincerest thank to donors who realize the importance of giving education opportunities to those less fortunate under EDF scholarship program which resulted, to date (August 22, 2014), there are the total number of 6,923 underprivileged students that have been sponsored with educational scholarships in this school year 2014, which comprises 5,103 lower secondary students, 755 upper secondary/vocational students, 208 students with disabilities and 857 orphaned students in Thailand’s 3 southernmost provinces.
 
However, there are still the number of 2,553 poor students that still have not been supported with any scholarships and are now facing high risk of drop out from school because these students are still lacking of necessary schooling and living expenses despite, the first semester of school year 2014 has already started for a ferw months.
Therefore, EDF has extended our school year 2014’s scholarship donation period for those 2,553 students until September 30th 2014 in order to give them the second chance to get scholarship support.

August's featured stories, EDF would like to introduce you the stories of "Care" and "Noi", 14-year girls and 8th graders from Rayong province which we strongly hope that their stories could well represent the “Hope” and “Dream” for better life and future of other 2,670 less fortunte students that still awaiting for scholarship support in this school year 2014.
 
Support a child is easy! You can simply make your online scholarship donation directly through our secured online donation system in this website or contact EDF Fundraising staff for more information at public@edfthai.org. We are glad to act as a medium to help you forward your kind suport to a child in need.

Giving educational opportunities supports less fortunate children in bringing about lasting change, by lifting themselves out of this cycle of poverty. Knowledge and intellect are a wealth that they can forever possess. Please help support a child today!

For your information, In July 2014, EDF has already completed the mailing/emailing of  the student pack to donors who had made the scholarship donation (1-year and 3-year type of scholarship) between November 1st, 2013 to May 31st, 2014 (1st School Ternm Donation Period).

Should you have any further inquiries or need more information, please  contact us through the website or email to public@edfthai.org
 
Information about School Year 2014 in Thailand:
School's Summer Break: 
Early April to Mid of May 2014
First Semester:  Mid of May - Early October 2014 (1st Semester Break in October 2014)
Second Semester: Early November 2014 to the end of March 2015 

 
 
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