32 results for tag: children


New faces at Room to Grow

As migrant and refugee children in Mae Sot start preparing to go back to school after the summer break, Room to Grow's new programme year is also beginning - with two new additions: First, we're pleased to announce our latest partner, Heavenly Home, an orphanage and day-care centre for fifty young children. Room to Grow has been running weekly well-being sessions there since April, and has just received funds to start deliveries of yellow beans and eggs, thanks to ONE (Singapore). Find out more about Heavenly Home on our current projects page - click here. Second, there are some changes to the team in Mae Sot. After exceptional work with Room to ...

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 ...