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Latest Laos Water Filter Fundraiser - Raises OVER $15,000.00

Imagine...that is 128 water filters which takes care of more than one village! About 800 people will now have clean water for the first time in their lives!

This Laos Water Filter fundraiser was held on Sept. 12, 2017. After breakfast attendees had a lesson from Alex about Opening Leads, followed by Patti Lee with a presentation of Laos, its children and the schools we have helped to build there. Steve Rutledge, President of Adopt A Village in Laos was also present to take questions and provide more information.

Special thanks to Lee Daugharty for allowing us to run the event alongside his game at Temple SinaiAND for his donation of $8.00 per table to the cause.





Canadian Kindness Felt in Faraway Cambodia

Most people in the bridge world know Barbara Seagram as one of the top teachers, a prolific author and an intrepid tour guide. What's not so well known is how far she will go to help her fellow mankind.

Canadian Kindness Felt in Faraway CambodiaAbout three years ago, Seagram and fellow tour guide Patti Lee discovered a need in Cambodia and went into action.

Today, they and their supporters sustain the operations of four schools in Phnom Penh area, paying for electricity, supplies (including computers) and the salaries of teachers and librarians.


Cambodian Schools CollageFunds to help run the schools come from the bridge players of Canada.

"We couldn't do it without them," says Lee, a retired IBM accountant executive who took up teaching and directing bridge after leaving the company.

Lee has traveled with Seagram for 20 years, organizing and escorting bridge groups in various parts of the world.

Seagram is gratified at what she and the bridge players of Canada have managed so far but she is realistic: "There's so much that needs to be done." Continued...






Please visit the Banyan Tree Organization website. Your donation will be used for the construction and operations of the schools. The schools are supported from donations through the Bridge Groups from Canada and the U.S.A.


Banyan Learning Tree Schools in Cambodia

Banyan Learning Tree Schools in Cambodia


Patti Lee, Neil Burnham, Barbara Seagram and Marney Charles
with their donation of 25 Rotary Wheels for Learning Bicycles

Water Filter Donation

Laos Water Filter