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Renovation Taskforce

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Renovation Taskforce 2016 is now OPEN!

Get your tool belts ready. Each year we head to one of our centres to undertake renovations. You don’t need a specific skill set other than a love of hard work.

This year’s Taskforce will be headed to Baan Home Hug in Yasothon. Below are some of the details.

Dates

6-11 November 2016

Cost

AUD$400 – $500 plus your flights

Inclusions

  • 5 nights accommodation – single room
  • Breakfast, lunch and snacks for 5 days
  • Dinner for 1 night
  • Party with the kids from Baan Home Hug
  • Daily transport to and from the site
  • Transfers to and from Ubon Ratchathani airport

Our previous Taskforce projects include:

  • Project Kanchanaburi 2015
    Renovation of the older girls’ accommodation, as well as various works to improve the drainage around the homes for wet season.
  • Project Kanchanaburi, November 2014
    A complete refit, paint and repair on the older boys’ accommodation house was the focus of this taskforce which included repairing the room, electrical work, cementing and installing new beds, curtains, washing machines and bathrooms.
  • Project Chiang Mai, November 2013
    Spending over a week working on the renovations, this group  made substantial improvements to the property including erection of fencing, excavation and formwork for concreting, installing walls, roof and doors and laying a footpath.
  • Project Chanthaburi, November 2012
    This taskforce, made up of 17 volunteers from Australia and New Zealand, focused on installing a hygienic and environmentally friendly sewage treatment system.
  • Project Chumphon, November 2012
    This taskforce of 17 volunteers from Australia and New Zealand focused on renovating the kids’ bathrooms and kitchen area, as well as rendering and painting. They also built new water storage and new roofing.
  • Project Yasothon, November 2011
    12 volunteers from Australia and New Zealand installed covered walkways, guttering and installed a new laundry area to help manage the effects of the wet season.
  • Project Yasothon, April 2011
    10 volunteers from Australia and New Zealand installed a 250,000-litre water storage tank, giving the orphanage year-round clean drinking water. Click here to see the difference our taskforce made.
  • Project Yasothon, November 2010
    This was our inaugural taskforce. It focused on making improvements to the kids’ living quarters. 42 volunteers from Australia and New Zealand repainted buildings and installed new beds and wardrobes. The taskforce fixed the bathrooms, installed a grey water system and built a new commercial kitchen.

Interested in lending a hand this year in Yasothon?
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