Amanpuri Victorious at “Thanyapura 7 Soccer Charity” Competition for Yaowawit School, Kapong
PHUKET, THAILAND – Amanpuri walked away as winners of the “Thanyapura 7 Soccer Charity” Competition, a fundraising event for Yaowawit School, Kapong on the 25th of August. Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort was the first runner-up while Trisara took second place.
A total of 24 Phuket hotels and companies gathered to compete in the friendly football match. The tournament took place at Thanyapura’s FIFA Standard Football Pitch and raised 84,000 baht for Yaowawit School, Kapong from following organizations:
|Thanyapura||The Surin Phuket|
|JW Marriott Phuket||Bangtao Chemical Limited|
|Marriott Mai Khao Beach||Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket|
|Phuket Marriott Nai Yang||Grand West Sand Resort & Villa Phuket|
|Trisara||Akyra Beach Club Phuket|
|Point Yamu by Como||Rosewood Phuket|
|Mövenpick Bangtao||Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach|
|Naka Island||Paresa Resort|
|Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort||Cassia Phuket|
|Andara Resort Villas||Yaowawit School|
|Amanpuri||Phuket Provincial Public Health Office|
|Angsana Laguna Phuket||UWC Thailand International School|
Yaowawit School is a public-private homestay school for children from underprivileged families, located in the rainforest of Phang Nga Province, 135 km from Phuket. Founded by the “Children’s World Academy Foundation” registered in Germany and Thailand. The school was inaugurated with the blessing of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in April 2006. The goal of this non-profit organization is to help children reach their full potential and break them out of the poverty cycle by providing them with the quality education. The school was founded by German philanthropist Mr. Philipp Graf von Hardenberg in 2005. Yaowawit has partnered up with Marriott International’s “Marriott Thailand Business Council” to run the Yaowawit Pre-Vocational Hospitality Academy and Yaowawit Lodge.