The Karen Refugee Council counted 5381 children living in boarding houses in seven refugee camps in 2010.
" When I stay in Ler Doh Dormitory, I eat good curry every day. I have enough food to eat and I am very happy, and my stomach is full every day. So, I am happy to go to the school, and I try to learn every day. I want to say thank you so much to all the donors who help our dormitory. I will try to learn very hard. " - NDS, 10 years old, Ler Doh Dormitory, July 2011.