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Nursery Snacks

Since June 2011, Room to Grow has been providing some funding to Sky Blue School in order for the school to be able to provide a nutritious snack to children in their nursery program. Currently, under this program, children in the nursery receive a box of soy milk and some fruit three times a week. The program has two purposes. The first is to reduce malnutrition rates among children under the age of five. It is during this time that malnutrition can cause stunting which has an impact on children's mental and intellectual development for the rest of their lives. The soy milk we provide is fortified with vitamins and minerals and served with fresh ...

A Wonderful Week in Mae Sot

Hello! I recently had the opportunity and the privilege of working through Room to Grow Foundation at Pyi Chit School and SAW Safe House for a week. The students at Pyi Chit school range in age from nursery students (3 years old) to 5th graders (11 years old). I worked with 1st-5th grades. Like students all over the world, the students at Pyi Chit love to play games and have fun, but they are also studious during class time. Though the school has some broken chairs and desks, the students share and make sure that every student can see and hear the teacher. They share pens and pencils and encourage each other in their work. Coming from the United ...