4 results for tag: unaccompanied minors


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 ...

More Getting our Groove on

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIOfLFdmDRY&hl=en&fs=1] I have to say that although I like to move it, moving it in this heat is exhausting! Children, of course, are much less easily exhausted than their adult counterparts, even when the heat is high and especially when their favorite song is playing. This week I started out singing some of our favorite songs (The Kids Go Walking One by One, and Go Banana! are a few) but I sensed a growing impatience. Kids started yelling things like "Ilikamuvamuva?" So I caved and turned on the music. The madness begun and it didn't end until I had sweat pouring down my back, my legs, and just about ...