A print by Australian artist Simon Fuller, a painting by Hongkonger Man Chi-loy and a work by Zimbabwean-born Marc Standing are among the prizes.
Funds raised will pay for teacher stipends, stationery and classroom supplies, utility fees and the cost of transporting goods to the schools
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Now in the next 20 minutes or so we’re going to hear about Karing Frontiers, which is a charity put together by a group of Hong Kong students to give financial support to secondary schools on the Thailand-Myanmar border refugee camps.
A student-run Hong Kong charity has launched its annual raffle to raise funds to secure education for refugees on the Thai-Myanmar border. Prizes include photographs from across the world.
Karing Frontiers hopes to raise HK$302,000 to support 534 Karen refugee and migrant students.
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In the spirit of celebration and community, the Burmese restaurant will also be running a raffle draw until the end of July, held in partnership with Karing Frontiers, an organisation that aims to empower and educate Burmese refugees and migrant youth.
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$48,200 USD ensures access to education for 773 students by providing classroom supplies, supporting 69 school staff with teaching stipends, and covers the remaining operational costs of the schools.