EDF Foundation was established in 1987 and has started our scholarship program for Thai less fortunate students since 1988 with only 41 scholarships granted to disadvantaged students in Udonthani province in the first year. Our mission was to prolong the school life of disadvantaged students who traditionally struggled with attendance because of the lack of financial means, inferiorities, thereby missing the learning opportunities to which they were rightfully entitled. Since then EDF has granted many more scholarships and continues in its commitment to empowering disadvantaged children through education.
Almost 30 years from 1988 to 2016, with continuing support from caring donors both in Thailand and abroad, EDF has delivered scholarships worth totalling 586,208,299 baht to the total number of 354,842 disadvantaged students in more than 5,000 rural schools covering 55 provinces throughout Thailand. (View EDF Scholarship Statistic from 1988-2016)
For this school year 2017, the total number of9,775 eligible scholarship candidates passed our verification and screening process and queued up in our scholarship waiting list in this year while the summary of our 8-month scholarship fundraising from October 1st, 2016 to May 31, 2017 (First Term/2017 donation period) showed that6,496 scholarship donations had been received, still, there are3,279 remaining students that missed the chance to get the scholarships as detailed in the below table.
For the next step, EDF scholarship team will contact the schools to confirm the actual enrolment of those 6,496 lucky students and confirm validity of student's bank account before wiring the scholarship fund to the schools to deposit to the bank account of each scholarship students accordingly. This is to ensure that your scholarship fund goes to a student who truly needs the fund for his/her education purpose. The whole process from the enrolment confirmation until the fund transfer is supposed to complete by the end of July 2017.
For those 3,279 students who missed that chance to get sponsored in the First Term/2017 donation period, EDF has opend additional donation period (Second Term/2017) from June 1st to September 30, 2017 and you can help fulfill wishes to continue study for them by simply make your online scholarship donation directly through our secured online donation system in this website or contact us for more information at email@example.com. EDF is most appreciative of your entrusted contribution and strongly hopes for renewed pledges for many years to come.
Sunphet Nilrat EDF Managing Director
EDF is a registered charitable organization No.255, All donation can be tax deductible to the full extent allowed by Thai law.
The First term donation period for the school year 2017 starts from October 1st, 2016 to May 31st, 2017
The Second term donation period for the school year 2017 starts from June 1st to September 30th, 2017
The Education for Development Foundation (EDF)
Kasetsart University Alumni Building , 3rd Floor 50 Phaholyothin Road, Jatujak, Bangkok 10900 THAILAND
Tel.(02)5799209 to 11 | Fax. (02)9405266 | Email. firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Education for Development Foundation (EDF) was established in 1987 and was officially registered as a charitable organization No.255 under the laws of Thailand.Your donation to support any of EDF scholarship programs and development projects can be tax-exempted to the full extent allowed by Thai laws.