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B.E.A.M. GED PROGRAM
Bridging Educational Access For Migrants Education Foundation (B.E.A.M.) is located in Chiang Mai and was founded in January 2010. Before B.E.A.M. was established, migrant worker programs had consisted of informal schools geared towards short-term basic level courses. Today, B.E.A.M. provides sustainable, long-term education for young ethnic Karen, Shan, Kachin, Lisu, Lahu, and other Burmese refugees and migrants. They offer a pathway to higher education, vocational training, language courses, legal assistance, an internship program, and scholarships for university students in need. Tuition and textbooks are free of charge.