All For the Children…

  Now, only in Thailand could I take countless bottles of whiskey, beer, and wine coolers to a private island for my colleagues to drink on our organizational retreat. And only in Thailand could I then take those very same bottles and sell them to my colleagues for a profit. I learned a lot that week, for example, the mark-up on beer is phenomenal, and people will apparently drink more for a good cause. Why was I doing this, you ask? FOR THE CHILDREN! Room to Grow Foundation is not only about the refugees. There are many disadvantaged kids around here, orphans ...

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January Update

It's been a busy couple of months, which is why the January Update is getting online much later than it should be. Many of the workers were on vacation, but the children in the dorms had a busy month and here’s what they’ve been up to. At the end of December, students celebrated school holidays. On December 12th, many students celebrated Karen New Year Day. On December 12th, all students under the age of 15th from Section 13 Dormitory participated in a football competition (known to North Americans as Soccer). In addition, other students at the dorm participated in a ...

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