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Journey to Heavenly Home

     Thinking about my last week, I couldn’t even smile because I visited some schools and listened to the children’s stories. Before I started working with R2G, I didn’t hear a lot about the Burmese migrant children’s lives even though I used to be a teacher in Good Morning School.  I knew just a small group of children in Mae Sot before but now I know a lot more than that. I felt sorry for the children and I was so sad too. However, I learned a lot things about children in my first work experience with R2G. When I stepped onto “Heavenly Home” orphanage grounds, it was so silent and I didn’t hear any sounds or voice of the ...

Easter Eggs

My Easter this year was a little different than most years. Instead of the usual church service and family hunt for chocolate eggs around the garden, I was invited to celebrate with another family, a family of 100 children who are boarders at Agape school. When I arrived, all the children were sitting on the floor looking expectantly at David, the headteacher. I struggled to understand all of the Burmese, but then suddenly the kids all shouted together 'sa:me!' - 'we'll eat!' David was telling them the programme for the morning, and the most important bit for them was the same as for children everywhere - getting to eat their Easter egg. The ...