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Water Filters

In July, Nobel led a team to two schools near Mae Ramat who had requested funding for the purchase of drinking water for students. The team consisted of former students of the local community development program, Wide Horizons. During their studies, Wide Horizons students learned about making and using natural water filters, and they had used their knowledge to run a small project in the community. Graduates from Wide Horizons work in the community doing various different jobs, but were happily recruited to the cause and volunteered to help bring clean water to two programs, Nah Li Ah Tah, and Maw Taw Lu,  on their free time over the weekend. Nya Li ...

Growing Sawdust Mushrooms

There are many kinds of mushrooms in the world and several different ways of growing them. To help schools improve their food situation, we have been growing oyster mushrooms using sawdust spore bags. The spore bags are easy for schools to care for but many people are unfamiliar with this method. The sawdust from rubber trees is the best for making sawdust mushroom spore bags. R2G does not make our own spore bags. We purchase them from a factory just outside Mae Sot. I have spent a lot of time at the mushroom factory in the past months and learned a lot about mushroom making that I want to share with you. 1. The Buildings Everyone uses a ...