Gallery: Thailand’s Bamboo CDC School Provides a Place of Learning for ...

 
The armed conflict that has persisted for decades in the Karen State of Myanmar results in a daily flow of refugees and immigrants to neighboring Thailand. In the Thai town of Mae Sot, a few kilometers from the Burmese border, numerous schools and orphanages offer accommodation and education to those in need. One of these centers, the CDC School (children development center) under the tutelage of Mae Tao Clinic organization, was built this year to host more than 500 students. Funded by the Embassy of Luxembourg in Bangkok, the low-impact building respects local practices and architecture.

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