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Featured Donor: Paul Dowling

“I am continuously inspired by the students and staff of Pratthanadee, and hope to convey that passion to family, friends and colleagues back home.” From Boston to Bangkok with a desire to give back! This month’s featured donor is Paul Dowling. With a mission to help...

Volunteer Spotlight: Robin Hudson

For volunteer English teacher Robin Hudson, learning is a two way street! “I love seeing them achieve their goals.” This month’s volunteer spotlight is on Robin Hudson. Having moved to Bangkok in 2011 from Phoenix, Arizona, she signed up as a substitute English...

Aspiring For A Better Life

We made more strides with our ‘Better Me’ programme in Bangkok and Ubon Ratchathani in the second half of 2017, thanks to the generous support of Metropolitan Bangkok by COMO. Over 1,100 girls and women participated in our life-changing programme, which has empowered...

Multiplying Our Impact In Ubon

With support from the Canadian Embassy in Thailand, we have coached high school students to be agents of change. Sixty-five girls from five schools in Ubon Ratchathani underwent our inaugural ‘Better Me’ leadership training from late last year to early 2018. They...

Changing Attitudes

'Claim Your Rights' is one of the key training workshops we offer in schools. It aims to teach village girls how to protect themselves and how to prepare for the potential move to Bangkok, with all the new risks and dangers that it presents. We run pre and...

On The Road Again

The team is on the road again this month. We have been taking our new Mobile Knowledge Booth all around schools in the Northeast of Thailand, using games and activities to teach girls about protecting themselves and making healthy life choices - all in the space of a...

Is Thailand dangerous for girls?

Is Thailand dangerous for girls? According to a group 15 year olds at Bann Nongkhainok School in Ubon Ratchathani – No! Not at all. We recently ran a focus group with a group of fourteen teenage girls to find out about their perceptions of the dangers around them, and...

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