21 students supported through Fund Isaan scholarships have graduated this year! Read our report and see for yourself how we, with the help of our sponsors, have made an impact into these students' lives.
In July 2008 our project featured in a global CNBC documentary . Click on the title to see the result.
Fund Isaan is a Non Profit organization for the betterment of the education of children in the Isaan region of Thailand. We are officially recognized as a foundation under Thai law and are managed by the King Baudouin Foundation in Belgium.
Through our various projects we aim at providing children in the North East of Thailand a better education.
We provide non-repayable scholarships to children with high intellectual potential but limited financial means;
We send carefully selected and well prepared volunteers to the region to help local teachers and schools, raising the level of the English language courses;
We organize English camps in the Isaan region to motivate both teachers and students to study the English language.
Fund Isaan featured on National Thai TV Channel 11 5 November 2014
Fund Isaan was recently featured on Thai TV Channel 11. During the handover of scholarships for the coming term at Prasat Technical College, Fund Isaan and some of our scholarship students were interviewed for a feature on Channel 11. The report is in Thai and footage used for the report can be seen in the video below.
Committed To Serve
“In light of false allegations recently made against Fund Isaan in some social media, Fund Isaan firmly and absolutely denies all of the deceitful accusations made. We will do everything to put an end to these false and thoroughly unfounded claims. In the meantime, the King Baudouin Foundation and Deloitte Belgium continue to support Fund Isaan in an unwavering way. Indeed, these partners remain committed to Fund Isaan. Furthermore, our dedicated people remain more than ever committed to our mission of serving the underprivileged students in Isaan, by providing scholarships, sending volunteers and building IT infrastructure in local schools.
Signed, October 21, 2014
On behalf of the fund, Rony Wuytjens, Founder.
On behalf of the King Baudouin Foundation, Luc Tayart de Borms, Managing Director KBF
On behalf of Deloitte Belgium, Geert Verstraeten, Risk and Reputation Leader Deloitte Belgium”
There are numerious consequences of poverty for the local population, including: debts, lack of education, failed crops leading to famine, migration to big cities such as Bangkok, insufficient public health services, ...