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“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 ...

A Wonderful Week in Mae Sot

Hello! I recently had the opportunity and the privilege of working through Room to Grow Foundation at Pyi Chit School and SAW Safe House for a week. The students at Pyi Chit school range in age from nursery students (3 years old) to 5th graders (11 years old). I worked with 1st-5th grades. Like students all over the world, the students at Pyi Chit love to play games and have fun, but they are also studious during class time. Though the school has some broken chairs and desks, the students share and make sure that every student can see and hear the teacher. They share pens and pencils and encourage each other in their work. Coming from the United ...