The Rotary Club of Royal Hua Hin (RCRHH) welcomed 27 members and guests at an August meeting with the membership now standing at 53 people from 16 countries
Special guests were from E-Jan who are one of the largest on-line media groups in Thailand, and work to support worthy causes here in Thailand.
E-Jan are providing funding to build a new school for children with learning difficulties in Black Mountain at a cost of 20 million THB. Cheques from the Rotary Club of Bangkok South for 100,000 THB and a second cheque for 500,000 THB from the RCRHH were presented as sponsoring for an audio sensory room at the school to help treat children with Autism and other illnesses.
The total cost of this room is 1 million Thai Baht and the RCRHH are confident they can raise the full amount for this project by July 2023. The building project is expected to be completed by the end of 2022.
President Phil Lawrence and Past President Napa Keawtem also reported visiting a new Neurology Unit at Hua Hin Hospital to consider a new project to purchase essential support equipment for the unit.
The RCRHH plan to spend 5000 USD of their District Fund to purchase essential items to help run the unit with a soft opening expected soon.
Another significant project has seen the launch of the Free English Online Course at the Anuban Hua Hin Nongkhon School.
This is a joint project by the RC Thavaravadi and the RC Royal Hua Hin. This is the 6th year RC of Thavaravadi have run this program. The one year online course is appreciated teachers to improve their English skills, which in turn will benefit the students and local community.