10 results for author: Jennifer Jones


Amazing Contributions

The last month has been a month of amazing donations to Room to Grow Foundation. In addition to throwing another killer fundraiser, the folks at ELC Bangkok were able to help set up our new child protection office with a fantastic computer which will help manage files and finances, communicate with donors and directors. With time ticking down until the start of the school year, we put out a call for help getting 29 children registered for another year at Thai school, especially to get their school fees and uniforms paid for in time. Today, we'll be completing their registration and sending them off to school thanks to our incredible private ...

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017

 Looking back on 2016, we are happy to say that we focused on the basics: nutrition (rice, eggs, milk, snack, noodles, fruit), shoes, underwear, hygiene (toothbrushes, toothpaste, sanitary napkins) and education (school fees, school uniforms, transport to school). We also funded the improvement of bathrooms for one of the dormitories we support so that the children can now go to clean bathrooms without having to wait in line for a long time. We had a volunteer from Canada, who did great work developing child protection material for boarding houses. In addition, we worked in partnership with Burma Border Projects to develop and fund increased ...