Successful Students

Positive Transformations: Nui (Tin Tin Htwe)

Tin Tin Htwe, known to most as Nui, migrated from Myanmar in 2004. Her family worked in the agricultural sector. Though her parents never came to Thailand to find a job, three of six of Nui’s siblings are currently working in Bangkok.  Nui went to school until...

Kaew’s Story

Hi readers,  Did you read Kik’s story in December? What did you think? I am so happy for her. Pratthanadee helped me to speak up for myself, get better working conditions and even a pay rise! Now I would like to share my story with you as well.  My name is Kaew...

Inspiring Stories From Pratthanadee: Kik

Kik of the past would not dream of doing anything like this... We're back with fortnightly blog posts! Pratthanadee Foundation would like to wish everyone a marvellous new year. To get started, we are featuring a student who has made active...

Inspired: A Life of Change

“I realized that I cannot live my life without thinking about it carefully.” Parn was born in Ubon Ratchathani to a farming family. She was unable to finish junior high school due to an unplanned pregnancy. Once her pregnancy was revealed to her parents, they...

Living Life on Her Own Terms

“At the foundation, I learnt how to move forward in life. My life gets better by the day.” Khin Aye Nu (Nu) is a Karen girl born in the Mon State of Myanmar. After a difficult childhood, Nu was denied the opportunity to study at school. At the age of 15, she fled to...

Journey to Confidence

Pla was born in Chaiyaphum, a province located in the Northeast region of Thailand. She moved to Bangkok after being unable to support her high school education. As the only child, she lived with a relative and studied traditional Thai massage. Moving to Dubai to earn...

A hairdresser with international dreams!

“I came here with hope that I would be able to speak English; I gained more than that. My life is so much better since I started studying here.” Priyaphon Arethno (Joom) was born in Suphan Buri in 1993. After a difficult childhood, Joom was sent to live with her...

Everything Depends on Determination

“Sharing experiences and solutions, making a smart plan for my future life, thinking about how to manage emerging situations and so on, all these made an impact on me. I feel empowered.” Saengduen Krabuttong (Kratae) was born in 1984 in Nakhon Ratchasima. The oldest...

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