Operation Blanket

You may not believe it, I certainly didn't at first, but Umphium Mai refugee camp is cold. I'm a Canadian and during the cold season, which is going on right now, up in those green mountains of Northern Thailand, I sleep with at least five blankets each night. It doesn't help that in the refugee camp, everyone sleeps in bamboo houses with thatched roofs and enough spaces for wind and mist to enter freely. There's hardly any difference between being inside and outside, really, which means its cold every where. On February 4th, I headed up to Umphium in the back of an NGO ...

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Take Off!

After much planning, much deliberation, a little frustration and a lot of laughter, Room to Grow Foundation is up and running. Not only has all the relevant paperwork been submitted to Corporations Canada and Industry Canada but this week we also began our first real operations beyond emergency funding. It's a wild ride, a lot of fun and an amazing adventure and we all hope that you'll check back here often for photos, updates and stories from the project!

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