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The Little Big Project

July 23, 2013 Destination Thailand No Comments Email Email

pictureThe Authority of Tourism of Thailand has launched ‘The Little Big Project’ to promote ‘Voluntourism’ in Thailand. The program aims to invite international and Thai tourists on a volunteer contest mission anywhere in Thailand.

During the mission, participants will share the volunteer experiences stories, photos and video on blogs and social media like Facebook, YouTube and Instagram to inspire tourists all over the world to participate in Voluntourism in Thailand. The winning team will be awarded with USD 5,000 grant which will be donated to the community in which the team volunteers for natural conservation activities.

Koh Talu, Baang Saphan, Prajuab Kirikant province is selected as one of the volunteer mission destinations. The project has started since July 3, 2013 and will be completed on July 16, 2013. A team of volunteer which includes Mr Thomas William Barrett (Thailand representative) and Ms. Thuy Thi Nguyen (Vietnam) is now on a mission to

  1. Help reserve sea turtle by collecting their eggs for incubating and returning them to nature safely at Koh Talu
  2. Learn how to operate ‘Crab Bank’ from Baan Nong Samed fishery community for sustainable fishery management
  3. Learn coral reef plantation with artificial root technique
  4. Lead ‘Beach Detector’ educational activity for a group of children in local community
  5. Plant mangrove forest and learn about the local’s way of life in Baang Saphan community to promote sustainability concept

Your vote means a lot for our volunteers!

Please vote for our two volunteers at Koh Talu. Vote online via your PC, notebook, tablet or mobile phone at     http://tinyurl.com/tomdudu  by clicking on star symbol under our volunteer’s online posts. You can help vote anywhere, anytime every day to support their volunteer efforts and participating agencies, and make our small Baang Saphan district a winning community for this program. We would donate the USD 5,000 grant to  Talay Siam Foundation for organizing marine camp for children in Baang Saphan community and surrounded area in order to promote understanding of eco-tourism, natural resource reservation and sustainable coexistence between community and nature.

We appreciate your every support for our community.

Stay tuned and see our volunteers’ eco missions today.  Don’t forget. Your every vote counts for us.

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For more details, please visit a website www.taluisland.com

Follow our volunteer activities real time in our facebook fanpage : www.facebook.com/kohtaluvillage or call +6689 83 810 3092

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