3 results for author: thaekhoo


“Big Brother, Big Sister” project with SAW Safe House

A great memory of my school life is the “Big Brother, Big Sister” project. Whenever I think about it, I will always be proud of being part of this project. When I was a student of Institute of Academic and Practical Studies ( IAPS), the students started a small project called “Big Brother, Big Sister”, with the help of our teacher Karla and Sandra from Room to Grow. The aim of this project was to make the children happy and to make them realize that they have a community to listen their stories or problems and to sympathize with them instead of their families. We chose to do this project at SAW Safe House which is one of Room to Grow’s ...

Learning from Experience

I was really excited when I heard that we were going to visit to New Blood, which has been one of our great partner schools for two years. The school was founded by a Burmese migrant teacher in 2003 to aid Burmese migrant and refugee children who have little chance to study in Thailand. There are about 450 students including 172 boarding students attending this school. I interviewed some interesting students and teachers there. I learnt very unique things from my experience and the students’ and teachers’ points of view. Some people might think that having education is perfect for Burmese migrant and refugee children but actually I learned from ...