Category Archives: Projects

Grant 2006 – Youth Career Initiative (YCI)

YCI is a programme that provides practical solution for responsible business in the tourism industry.  It is a programme operated by The Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF).  The objective is to provide a life skills education programme

Grant 2006 – Visitor and Display Center for Ancient Hand-made Paper, Shiqiao Village, Danzhai County, Guizhou Province – China (PRC)

The Chinese has begun to produce paper since 100 B.C. during the Han Dynasty.  It has then become one of the four great ancient inventions of China, which contributed greatly to the world’s civilization. Today, ancient way of hand-made paper

Grant 2006 – SOS Rhino Community Outreach Programme, Sabah Malaysia

SOS Rhino is a non-profit foundation dedicated to preserving the five rhinoceros species in their natural habitats.  Through diverse stakeholder support, its programmes directly build on the capacity of countries to conserve by raising local awareness and promoting protection of

Grant 2005 – Buddha’s Birthplace Home to Crane Sanctuary, Nepal

A PATA Foundation grant will enable the restoration of a crane sanctuary in Lumbini Garden, a world heritage site in western Nepal and the birthplace of Prince Siddartha (Lord Buddha).  The Lumbini Crane Sanctuary will provide a natural habitat for

Grant 2005 – Mangrove Forest Converts to Eco-Museum, Palawan, Philippines

An innovative concept to convert a mangrove forest in Lipuun Point, Palawan, the Philippines into a living “eco-museum” is the recipient of the fourth PATA Foundation grant for 2005.  The mangroves are part of the Tabon Caves Development Project, which

Grant 2005 – READ Ensures Nepalese Villagers are Well-Read, Nepal

The PATA Foundation is supporting the Rural Education and Development Group (READ), which is building a library in the village of Jumla, northwest Nepal.  READ has partnered with 32 rural villages on library projects since 1992, building and stocking the

Grant 2005 – Bunaken to Build Marine Education Centre, North Sulawesi, Indonesia

Elementary school children, local residents, study tourists and tourism trainees will be the target markets for the Bunaken Marine Environment Education Centre in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.  A PATA Foundation grant will help finance the construction of the Centre, which will