Why adopt a school, youmay say, its simple, in com-bining forces of THA hotelsand resorts with local schools,the Tessban have chosen 10schools for the initial 2009project with 15 more to belooked at for the 2010 cal-endar year.Combining our efforts to edu-cate the children of koh samuiin the three R,s as well aseducating their parents onthe importance of not throw-ing garbage away, but recy-cling what can be used.Two hotels will work on oneschool, for this project,brother one and brother 2,brother two will take a newschool next year, and brotherone will help them along.Certain areas of the schoolswould be handed over togarage separation areas, Emproduction, small gardens forherbs spices and flowers.Helping the schools to be selfsufficient and educating thechildren to take care of theirIsland and their country.Once these projects are setup in the next few months, acontinuation would then hap-pen and the children willreap the benefits by thethree R,s and assiatcne formthe Tessban to help them selltheir garbage.More on this in the next issueof the Green post:set up this project, due tohaving 10 schools under onebanner it was decided toshow all ten schools underone roof, a grand openingfrom 8:00am until 12 noon.All schools will be there toshow what they are doing,we expect GIDOA, samuirescue, Samui dogs home,A historic day for the Tessbanand THA on Koh Samui, thegrandest day yet will arriveon the 15th June at the KohSamui school in Nathron.This school has been be-friended by Six senses resortand spa as its “pi Liang”school.A lot of work to be done tolocal dignitaries along withthe police, local and tourist,fire brigade, various hospi-tals on the Islands.A speech from the Mayorand governs of koh samui.Games for the children, weexpect to have over 2,000people for this event.
Count down to the Grand opening of the Low Carbon school projects
Major beach clean up - 25th April 2009
to all the families of the fish-erman that live/work here.All kinds of refuse was found,but in the main plastic andglass. But, also old tires,signs, lumps of wood and adoor from a speedboat toiletor cupboard, which was obvi-ously no longer needed!Some speedboat oil filterswere even found buried inthe sand where they hadbeen changed but couldn’t bedisposed of properly!The diligent group thenheaded down Big BuddhaBeach clearing the refusefrom the recent high tideswhich had left a constantstream of litter and debris
Many of the resorts along thisbeach do clean their beachland which was noticeable,area of rubbish left.Our last beach clean up on25th April was another greatsuccess.We had an amazing turnoutof 165 people who all madethe effort to meet at 8.30amat Seatran Pier. This wasmade up of from 14 Resortsand 11 Dive/Snorkel Opera-tors.We began cleaning underthe pier which was the worseaffected area, possibly due
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