Lion Mahajak is a school operated by the Border Patrol Police on a mountaintop not far from Chiang Mai, but in an area of extremely difficult access.
Dulabhatorn has completed three years of support for very poor primary and secondary “hill tribe” students attending the school. The project has benefitted from an extremely able manager, Mr. Nimo Kano, a Karen university graduate, who was a teacher at the school.
Dulabhatorn supported costs related to basic essentials and income generation which translates into the following contributions:
This project is now complete but its success can serve as a model for other rural school projects. The community will be included in a new school-based community development project which began in late 2011. Nimo Kano, who has since resigned from his teaching job and moved to his wife’s village in Pai District, is now the Dulabhatorn field manager of the entire project.