Category Archives: Projects

Grant 2018 – Sala Baï Hotel and Restaurant School, Siem Reap, Cambodia

In 2018, the school selected Ms. Channpisey Vibol as the recipient of the PATA Foundation’s scholarship. Channipisey’s background Miss Channpisey was born on the 8th March 1998 in Ou Gno, Phnum Tauch, Mungkul B in Siem Reap province. Her parents

Grant 2017 – Sala Baï Hotel and Restaurant School, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The PATA Foundation awarded the grant to the Sala Bai Hotel and Restaurant School for the specific purpose of providing essential support to the outstanding students. In 2017, the school selected Mr. Sambol Sith as the recipient of the award.

Grant 2016 – Community Tourism Partnership Projects, Ta Phin and Lao Chai, Sapa, Vietnam

The PATA Foundation has supported a Community Tourism Training Project in the remote communities of Taphin and Lao Chai near Sapa in Northern Vietnam since 2009.  The recent fund has allowed the project to continue its work in Lao Chai

Grant 2016 – Preservation of Bangladesh’s Cultural Heritage (Folk and Baul/Saint Songs of the Haor Region)

Pally Baul Samaj Unnayan Sangstha (PBSUS) is a cultural nonprofit organisation who participates in various social development issues.  It relates the Folk artist/Baul artists in different social and economic activities through organising musical programs highlighting various social issues. The three

Grant 2016 – Sala Baï Hotel and Restaurant School, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Sala Baï is wholly aligned with the PATA Foundation’s mission to contribute to the sustainable and responsible development of travel and tourism in Cambodia through supporting the education and employment of underprivileged people in Siem Reap. The school is delivering

Grant 2016 – Hospitality Skills Education for Poor and Marginalised Women: Improving Lives – Improving Tourism, Bali, Indonesia

Established by ROLE Foundation (Rivers, Oceans, Land and Ecology), a non-profit humanitarian organisation whose aim is to improve the education, well-being and self-reliance of people living in underprivileged circumstances, whilst ensuring environmental resilience sustainability. The ROLE Foundation was established in

Grant 2016 – Sustainable Tourism in Yongding’s World Heritage Site: Capacity, Personal Value and Social Capital as the Mechanism, Yongding County, Fujian Province, China

This project seeks to explore sustainable development of world heritage site in Yongding, China, in an effort of greater understanding of the community value systems and traditions upon which both the preservation of cultural heritage and tourism success in this

Grant 2015 – Capacity Building for sustainable nature tourism in Singhalila National Park, Darjeeling, Eastern Himalayas, India

The project seeks to fill the intervention gap of capacity building of Park Guides in Singhalila National Park, in an effort to promote conservation and sustainable nature tourism in the park.  The project proposes to develop the capacity of the

Grant 2015 – Vocational Training Restaurant for Marginalized Youth in Luang Prabang, Lao PDR

Established by Friends-International (FI), an international NGO with headquarters in Cambodia.  FI has provided services to marginalised children, youth and their families across the world since 1994. FI has established a Vocational Training Program in 3 countries of operation with

Grant 2014 – Jemaluk Bay Underwater sculpture gallery and ‘sculpture in the sea’ promotion campaign, Bali, Indonesia

When you were young, you might have watched “The Little Mermaid” made by Walt Disney. So many people might have dreamt living a real underwater world.  For those people, there is a place that you will get closer to the