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The Rotary needs your help with the Children of the Mercy Centre

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Almost every year since 2004, the Rotary Club of Koh Samui has invited 30-40 children from the Mercy Centre in Klong Toey, Bangkok. These children are mainly orphaned or abandoned, and it is an opportunity for them to leave the concrete jungle that is their home, and visit our paradise island. This year we will have 37 children with 3 chaperones and they will be here from 7-9th December, staying at the Imperial Boathouse Resort, Choengmon. We are in the process of planning a weekend of events for these children, and I will circulate the programme mercy kids 1when complete for anyone who wishes to join in.

But Rotary needs your support to help us cover the cost of travel, which includes rental of 4 minibuses, diesel for the round trip, and ferry crossings, and we estimate 2,000 baht per child.

We will also be presenting each child a Christmas gift to the value of 150-200 baht, and again we ask your support in this. If you are willing to provide a gift, please wrap the gift, noting the approximate age range and gender bias of the gift, boy, girl or unisex. The children’s ages are shown below.

mercy kidsGirls 2 x nine years old, 4 x ten years old, 3 x eleven years old, 1 x twelve years old, 2 x thirteen years old and 1 x fifteen years old. Boys 4 x ten years old, 2 x eleven years old, 9 x twelve years old and 1 x thirteen years old.

Thank you from Rotary Club of Koh Samui

If you wish to sponsor one of these delightful children, or take part in any of our planned events, please contact Past President Adele Smith; 0897256795 or email

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