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12 Oct 2017 description
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Background on Pala U Noi Village

This village has approximately 40 households with 200 residents.  Jungle Aid has been visiting and supporting this village for 6 years.  We have held regular emergency medical clinics, health promotion classes, supported hospital visits, provided basics such as rice and medicines, clothes, shoes, hygiene and stationery, installed water tanks and support access to school for all children under 16 years old.

Over the years’ Jungle Aid has achieved a huge amount:

07 Sep 2017 description
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Bang Saphan is 3 hours away from Hua Hin and has our most vulnerable families that we work with. This village has approximately 120 residents scattered in various small groups of houses.

The trip had several aims:
• Perform medical clinic for villagers and school children.
• Follow up on education project by obtaining information for educational scholarship student and updating student data for 6 children who entered school this academic school year.
• Pass on donations of clothing, books, personal hygiene items and 500kg of rice and 300 eggs.

13 Jul 2017 description
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Bang Saphan is 3 hours away from Hua Hin and has our most vulnerable families that we work with. This village has approximately 120 residents scattered in various small groups of houses.

The trip had several aims:

  • Provide additional training to two nurses from this village in osteopath techniques to be able to treat their own community

  • Follow up on education project by updating student data and issues

  • Pass on donations of clothing, personal hygiene items, mosquito nets and 500kg of rice

09 May 2017 description
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Background on Ba Mak Village

Ba Mak Village is located in the Kuri Buri National Park area of Prachuap Khiri Khan Province near the Myanmar border and is home to about 700 people including approximately 200 children.

Jungle Aid Trip to Ba Mak on 29th April

A team of 6 volunteers met at 6:45 am at Market Village and introductions were made. The team members consisted of the following volunteers: Sam (Osteopath), Emma (Nurse), Annie (Nurse), Paul (Area Manager), Thu (Translator), Bee (Translator)

03 Apr 2017 description
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Background on Pala U Noi Village

13 Mar 2017 description
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by Caitlin | Mar 12, 2017

Background on Ba Mak Village

13 Mar 2017 description
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by Caitlin | Mar 12, 2017

Bon Luk

Once again, we had a large group of volunteers visiting Bon Luk. We left early in two 4x4s, one on which was kindly sponsored by our long time sponsor, Dave of Hua Hin Car Hire, and drove to Bon Luk.

We had one nurse and 6 volunteers with us.

Immediately on our arrival, our nurse Annie set up the clinic with Nim assisting with translation as well as medical journal and Paul helping with medical bag. We saw 23 patients with 2 needing follow up at the hospital. We will be coordinating hospital visits for these two patients.

13 Mar 2017 description
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by Caitlin | Mar 12, 2017

Pa LA U village has 39 houses and about 200 people who have limited medical care and education and insufficient access to healthy food, clean water, electricity, toilets and waste disposal facilities.

The trip had several aims:

12 May 2016 description
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Another beautiful day in Hua Hin for our meeting at Market Village at 6:45am. We started the day with an introduction where everyone had the chance to introduce himself to the group before leaving for Ba Mak at 7.30.

08 May 2016 description
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Pala U Noi Village has 39 houses and about 200 people who have limited medical care and education and insufficient access to healthy food, clean water, electricity, toilets and waste disposal facilities.

The trip had several aims:

Operate our field medical clinic to:
– Provide much needed medical care
– Run a personal hygiene seminar and put up donated personal hygiene posters

Evaluate water situation:
– Decide the best way to get water to the village

Start milk project
– Provide UHT milk to shop to replace unhealthy condensed milk

24 Mar 2016 description
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Background to Ba Mak: Ba Mak is home to about 700 people including approximately 200 children. Electricity is not widely available and most villagers use candles. The sources of income range from coffee selling to basket weaving and work in local rice plantations. Jungle Aid has been supporting Ba Mak for 5 years. We have held regular medical clinics, supported hospital visits, supported children to go to school (transportation fees etc.), provided clothes, shoes and stationery etc.

21 Feb 2016 description
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Once again, we had a large group of volunteers visiting Bon Luk. We left very early in three 4x4s, kindly sponsored by Dave of Hua Hin Car Hire and CPF, and drove to Bon Luk.

We had two doctor and one fish expert from CPF with us.

21 Feb 2016 description
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Medical Update: Pala U – 30th January 2016

Pala U village has 30 houses with almost 200 people who have limited medical care and education and very limited access to the basics of life such as sufficient healthy food, clean water, electricity, toilets and waste disposal facilities.

The trip had several aims:

29 Dec 2015 description
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Bang Saphan is 4 hours away and has our most vulnerable families that we work with.

The trip had several aims:
• Operate our field medical clinic to provide much needed medical care
• Equip the school children with more bikes; helmets and school bags so they can easily ride the 7km each way
• Pass on donations of clothes, rice and canned fish
• Donate 2 months supply of medicines to the qualified nurse/midwife living in the village including a ventouse to assist with baby delivery

29 Dec 2015 description
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Our volunteers met early at Market village and after quick introductions, one team left for Ba Mak and the other for Bang Saphan.

After nearly three hours of scenic but challenging drive, we arrived at the village. The medical team was ready to start immediately.

Our Doctor Gerard saw 24 patients working closely with Natalie helping with translation and Elmi recording patient data. We referred 4 patients to hospital for further investigation. We will be following up on our future visits.

29 Dec 2015 description
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Once again, we had a large group of volunteers visiting Bon Luk. We left very early in three 4x4s, kindly sponsored by Dave of Hua Hin Car Hire and Mary Neve, and drove to Bon Luk.

We had one doctor, one fish expert from CPF and members of our fundraising event team with us. Our long time volunteer Dr Coco saw 18 patients; with Thu helping with translation, Caitlin recording patient data and Nick dispensing medicines.

29 Dec 2015 description
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Pa LA U village has 30 houses with almost 200 people who have limited medical care and education and very limited access to basics of life such as sufficient healthy food, clean water, electricity, toilets and waste disposal facilities.

09 Nov 2015 description
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Bang Saphan is 4 hours away and has our most vulnerable families that we work with.

The trip had several aims:

• Operate our field medical clinic to provide much needed medical care
• Equip the school children with bikes; helmets and school bags so they can ride to school instead of walk 7km each way.
• Pass on donations of clothes, mosquito nets, rice, canned fish and dog food
• Donate the 3 months supply of medicines to the qualified nurse living in the village

12 Oct 2015 description
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The September trip to Baan Pa La U was the first time Jungle Aid has spent three consecutive days on a single visit to a village. There was a lot to be done…..

The village has 30 houses with 200 people who have limited medical care and education and virtually no access to basics of life such as clean water, electricity, toilets and waste disposal facilities.

The trip had several aims:

• Operate our field medical clinic to provide much needed medical care

21 Sep 2015 description
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Despite no trip to BaMak planned, a group of volunteers headed to BaMak in July as a final trip prior to installing the new water system. Money for the water supply was generous donated by our sponsors during an Golfasian event.