23 DECEMBER 2014
December, 2014 Border Patrol Police School, Ban Pilok Khi, Thong Pha Phum, Kanchanaburi
On 26 January 2015, H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn went to the Ban Pilok Khi Border Patrol Police School, Thong Pha Phum, Kanchanaburi, to monitor the school performance, visited an education building of The Building project welcomed by Mrs. Marisa Chearavanont, The Building foundation president, and working team.
Around 28 years ago, the survey found that in Ban Pilok Khi, Omkoi, Kanchanaburi, many children in studying age did not access to education so the Ban Pilok Khi Hill Tribe Welfare and Development Center came up with idea for education by opening temporary school in 1987 with 128 students. However, the school closed due to lacking of volunteer teacher. This problem encouraged villagers to realize the importance of education, so they assembled and delivered petitioned to H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn for Border Patrol Police School establishment. After that, in 2006, villagers donated land as amount of 37 Rai and 2 Ngan as an area for school founding. Shortly afterwards, they got a good news as the Border Patrol Police General Headquarter approved the establishment of Ban Pilok Khi Border Patrol Police School on 21 May 2007 with its old building. At that time the school had 210 students and 6 teachers and taught childhood to grad 6 students. Thanks to a shortage of funds, they could not have an education building for small children.
After knowing, The Build foundation was keep going to accomplish a purpose as the giver with idea about providing good education for children living in remote area. The team surveyed and studied the existing requirements and shortages and started constructing the education building for small children, reinforced concrete building roofed with roof-tiles contained 3 classrooms and a toilet and gave equipment and digital media True Plookpanya included 32 inch TV together with the red cabinet (equipment cabinet), receiver True Visions contained with knowledge channels, True Click Life digital media for Computer subject for kindergarten - grade 6, 8 Learning Substance Groups and Sufficiency Game digital media. It included additional teaching aids namely table, chair, blackboard and sporting goods and installed Solar Cell system.
The satellite internet system was installed, classroom decoration and school building painting and external building landscape design. After the construction completed, it reduces density of students in each class. It means more full potential education for 271 students.