1) Ban Imui Long 102 11 21 Lat 12 23 41
Arrival at Ban Imui School
Amy and Carl explain how to use and maintain the drip filters
P. Carl proves that the water is safe to drink and with
P. Supong presents the filters to the school
2) Ban Tha Kha Yang Long 102 15 19 Lat 12 21 47
Carrying the filters over the bridge by hand.
Ban Tha Kha Yang Community Centre and School
Presentation to the villagers and heading home with their filters.
3) Ban Chang Long 102 16 13 Lat 12 19 39
Distribution completed it was time for a short break and some lunch.
Afternoon 6th October,
Wat Pa Chan School in a small village near Buriram.
Villagers heading home with their filters ... by foot ... by boat ... by bicycle
Parents of the children from this school Wat Ban Kantharom
near Krasang, wait patiently for their water filters
Water filters now ready for distribution.
After a few words of introduction by P. Carl Dyson and translated
into Thai by RCES Rtn. Nittaya Rottmann, instructions were given
on how they should be used and maintained.
The parents lined up opposite RC club members from
RC Eastern Seaboard, RC Taksin-Pattaya and RC Krasang
who presented them personally with their water filter.
President Christophe Autret of RC Taksin-Pattaya and his wife Jee
get ready to hand out the water filters.
Here, AG. Bob Denzel of RC Taksin-Pattaya, happily gives a hand.
Already waiting, the water filters, RC Namphong and the people of Ban Loom Hin,
for the arrival of the water project team from RC Eastern Seaboard.
After a very warm welcome by RC Namphong, the team (P. Carl, PP. Jan. PP.Steve,
Rtns, Marianne, Joy, Daniel, soon got into full production.
PP. Jan Abbink gives instructions to everyone on how to use and maintain
their water filters to ensure them of at least 5 years of clean drinking water
Thank you for the very warm welcome by RC Namphong, and the Lady Mayor
and for all your support and help in making this project a success.
Early morning 11th November our small team left udon Thani for Wang Hin Sah
(P. Carl, PP.Jan. PP. Steve and Rtn. Joy)
We were welcomed in traditional manner by PP.Steve’s in laws and
presented with the carefully compiled list of villagers due to receive
a Gravity Water Drip Filter.
A very big thank you to PP. Steve Ryser’s Mother and Father in law and the staff
from the School, with their and the help of Rotary International,
Rotary District 2000 (Switzerland) and Rotary Club Eastern Seaboard
these children can now drink clean healthy water.