Every one of us in Chiang Mai feels the effects of the smokey season — that time of year when farmers burn their crop waste and the air becomes heavy with smoke. Warm Heart’s Biochar Project is fighting against the smoke and it’s detrimental effects on our health by offering a sustainable solution. Read on to learn about our recent strides and other updates from Warm Heart!
Warm Heart Receives Grant From US Consulate
In October, we received the “Breath of Fresh Air” grant from the US Consulate which has lifted our project off the ground and into the hands of local change makers and villagers.
Why is there so much smoke?
Who is affected by it?
How does it effect the environment?
What about Global Warming?
What is the solution?
Click here to watch a local documentary that addresses these issues and features Warm Heart’s Dr. D. Michael Shafer!
What Else Is New?
Project Access Renovates Homes
Warm Heart’s public health program, Project Access, completed two construction projects to help improve the living conditions for elderly community members. Click here to learn their stories
New Microenterprise Designs!
Our designer, Britta Von Wedel, visited in January to produce her third collection of crystal and bead bracelets. We also partnered with Canadian designer Anna Wilkins, who introduced Macramé to Warm Heart. Check out our new designs on the Discovered.Us Store.
70 Kids & The Promenada Mall
We took all 70 children from both the children’s home and Ton Roong school to Promenada Mall’s Christmas Celebration. They performed on stage, enjoyed the Children’s Play Area, and watched a movie in a 360 Degree Dome. View Photos from the Event!