16 results for tag: refugees


Agape Singing Angels

The Agape singing Angels are out on the Mae Sot streets every night for hours on end, singing their lovely songs and trying to raise money for an excellent Christmas dinner. I went singing with them for four hours on Wednesday night. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpNeMzJzDbE&hl=en&fs=1] Last night their plans to raise enough money for a good meal ran into some trouble. Full of kids, the headmaster was pulling out onto the road to head to back to the school for the night (it was after 10pm), when a motorcycle took the corner behind him at high speed, ignored David's signal, and crashed into the truck. Luckily no one was hurt, but the driver ...

Snowflakes and Smiles

  Girls from some of the boarding houses in Mae Sot have been busy tatting this year in preparation for the holidays. On the weekends and in the evenings, they craft these beautiful snowflake ornaments from cotton. The snowflakes are mounted on handmade mulberry paper from Chiang Mai as cards, but can be easily removed to hang on a Christmas tree or in a window. Room to Grow is sending these cards out this year as part of our Christmas Campaign to raise money for food and nutrition programs for children in 2011. ¬†When you make a donation in someone's name this year, they will receive one of these handmade cards, as well as prints of glowing ...