11 results for tag: street kids


Kicking it… Gangnam Style

It's almost the new year so in celebration, we here in Mae Sot are doing quite a bit of dancing. Our usual favorites are: Who Let the Dogs Out? and Whoomp! There it is! But lately Justin Beiber has been creeping onto the dance agenda. How can I refuse? So many girls faces just light up for a little Baby, Baby, Baby, Oh! Today, I was accompanied by some visiting guests who helped keep the dancing going while I sweated my out-of-shape self into heat stroke. The boys especially appreciate some dancing male role models, I suspect. At the back of the crowd, some of the older guys showed me some wicked moves. Today there was no ...

Medical Team Volunteers at Agape

Three doctors, two volunteers and a Singaporean researcher and journalist made a trip to Mae Sot in December. They spent three days performing health screening and check ups on over 200 children at the school, providing health and hygiene training, and purchasing supplies to improve hygiene and nutrition at Agape. The team leader first came to Mae Sot in January 2010. She visited Agape, along with projects in Umphium camp, writing an article for Asian Geographic magazine which has yet to be published. She left Mae Sot with a plan to return home and fundraise - something many people have good intentions of doing. Back in Singapore, Catherine got down ...