Category Archives: Projects

Grant 2013 – Sala Baï Hotel and Restaurant School, Siem Reap, Cambodia

With the success and accomplishment of the project in 2012 (11th intake), the PATA Foundation continues to support Sala Bai School project, 12th intake which starts from October 2013. Sala Baï Hotel & Restaurant School was founded in 2002 by

Grant 2013 – Saving Lao’s Endangered Cultural Heritage and Environments, Vientiane, Lao PDR

This project will gather and catalogue endangered historic sites and environmental practices to generate “Cultural Environmental Heritage Trail” maps and signage as well as tourist and educational materials that interconnect dozens of small but important architectural and cultural-environmental heritage sites

Grant 2013 – Youth Career Initiative (YCI) New Delhi, India

This is the second project of Youth Career Initiative awarded by PATA Foundation.   The Youth Career Initiative (YCI) is a six-month vocational training programme, which is proven to address the root causes of poverty by empowering disadvantaged young people

Grant 2013 – Monfort Bat Eco-Tourism Community Development Initiative at Monfort Conservation Park, Samal Island, Davao del Norte, Mindanao, The Philippines

The Monfort Conservation Park located on the beachfront on Samal Island which is only ten minutes away from the mainland capital of Davao City. It had been inhabited mainly as a private holiday home until Bat Conservation International (BCI) discovered

Grant 2013 – Delivering an improved visitor experience at the Hubei Shishou Milu National Reserve, Hubei, China

The Hubei Shishou Milu National Nature Reserve is part of the “E-Xi Ecotourism Zone”, also known as “Western Hubei Culture and Ecotourism Circle” that was established in November 2008 in the west of Hubei Province. It is located on the

Grant 2013 – Awareness Campaign for Sustainable Management of the Tafunsak Marine Protected Area, Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia

Administered by Kosrae Conservation and Safety Organisation (KCSO), a NGO found in 1998. The organisation is dedicated to the conservation of Kosrae’s natural resources and biodiversity. Their mission aims to sustainably manage and protect Kosrae’s biodiversity and natural heritage through

Grant 2013 – Role of Tourism for Human Elephant Conflict Mitigation in Bahundangi Village, Jhapa District, Nepal

Nepal is a small Himalayan landlocked country between India and China and is an important habitat of mega-faunas including Asian elephant, Elephas Maximus. It is a protected species in Nepal however conflict arises due to residential and migratory herds of

Grant 2012 – Community Tourism Partnership Projects, Ta Phin and Lao Chai, Sapa, Vietnam

This year the PATA Foundation is moving into its third year of support for te Vietnam Community Partnership Project in the Sapa region of Northern Vietnam. The aim of the project is to develop sustainable tourism and help retain the

Grant 2012 – Community Conservation Centre (CCC) Development and Nature Guide Training for Koh Phra Thong Lions Homestay Group at Lions Village and Tha Pae Yoi Village, Phra Thong Island, Kuraburi District, Phang Nga, Thailand

Lions Village was built on Phra Thong Island with the support of Lions Club International in the aftermath of the tsunami. Lions Village has provided an important site for tsunami-affected communities to recreate a relationship with their traditional livelihoods and

Grant 2012 – Sala Baï Hotel and Restaurant School, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Sala Baï Hotel & Restaurant School was founded in 2002 by the French NGO Agir pour le Cambodge. The school is entirely and exclusively meant for young Cambodians coming from underprivileged families. Each year, the school, trains 100 young disadvantaged