25 results for tag: Mae Sot


“Big Brother, Big Sister” project with SAW Safe House

A great memory of my school life is the “Big Brother, Big Sister” project. Whenever I think about it, I will always be proud of being part of this project. When I was a student of Institute of Academic and Practical Studies ( IAPS), the students started a small project called “Big Brother, Big Sister”, with the help of our teacher Karla and Sandra from Room to Grow. The aim of this project was to make the children happy and to make them realize that they have a community to listen their stories or problems and to sympathize with them instead of their families. We chose to do this project at SAW Safe House which is one of Room to Grow’s ...

Mushrooms in the Mae Sot Migrant Community

Room to Grow started this year’s mushroom project in June 2012 when the new school year started. We provided mushroom huts and spore bags to 13 boarding houses and orphanages in the Mae Sot migrant community. Each boarding house will receive three rounds of spore bags, in June, October and January. That’s a total of 40,500 spore bags, producing around 7000 kilos of mushrooms. One of R2G’s main aims is to provide nutritious meals for Burmese refugee and migrant children. With the economic crisis, donors can’t provide enough food funding for our children. Some donors are also interested in going to help inside Burma because of the reforms. Our ...