T4T Team visits Maehongson May 31-June, 2016

A Toys for Thailand (T4T) team of 4 including Director Maria Miller and Board Member Sean Cuadra were in Maehongson, Thailand May 31-June 6, 2016. The group was on the road 10 hours a day visiting Tribal Schools in remote areas where T4T has completed projects. During their trip the T4T team had meetings with Read more about T4T Team visits Maehongson May 31-June, 2016[…]

Song Tao Buddhist Assn. partners with T4T

Toys for Thailand (T4T) Board Members Sean Cuadra and Maria Miller met with members of Sing Tao Buddhist Association on Thursday, April 28, 2016 and enjoyed a delicious vegetarian lunch at their Mira Mesa Temple. The Non Profit Organization granted T4T funding for “5” school projects: Buddhapraset School: Tools to start a weaving program and library resources, Wiang Nur Read more about Song Tao Buddhist Assn. partners with T4T[…]

Connectivity for Mubuab School

  Toys for Thailand will fund satellite service for Huay Mubuab allowing the remote Karen school (Maehongson, Thailand) access to distance education and other services. The T4T team will visit Mubuab during their May 31-June 6th trip to Maehongson, Thailand. The team will include T4T board members Maria Miller and Sean Cuardra and volunteers Maureen Kelley and Diane Carey. Read more about Connectivity for Mubuab School[…]

Lern: An unfinished tale

Lern and so many other hill tribe children are the reason we do what we do. A 15-year-old Hill Tribe girl from Myanmar, Lern was born with a cleft lip and palate (CLP). Her father died from war-related torture and her mother and four siblings live in dire poverty in Myanmar, just across the Thai Read more about Lern: An unfinished tale[…]

Digital Immigrants

Laddawan Kampeera teacher at the Old Tiger (Huay Suathao) in Maehongson, Thailand is helping her Tribal students engage digitally and develop their computer literacy skills. The computers and peripherals shown here are a Toys for Thailand donation, gift from Paul Marshall and friends. Similar to children in the developed world, Tribal children in the mountain villages are fascinated Read more about Digital Immigrants[…]

Meeting with Sing Tao Buddhist Association

  On Friday March 25th, a team from Toys for Thailand (T4T) had a lunch meeting with Daranee Olson and her Vietnamese friends from the Sing Tao Buddhist Association Inc. The lunch meeting was held at Siam Nara Thai Cuisine in San Diego. T4T Board Members Sean Cuadra, Paul Marshall and Maria Miller attended along with officer Sasha Read more about Meeting with Sing Tao Buddhist Association[…]

Roselle Kovitz

  A special acknowledgment to our Toys for Thailand supporter and friend Roselle Kovitz (Seattle, Washington USA). Roselle is a “creative media professional, a talented wordsmith.” She writes for The Fetzer Institute http://www.fetzer.org/ Roselle launched Toys for Thailand into Social Media (FaceBook,Twitter) several years ago and continues to contribute with web content ideas. Roselle also supports the Read more about Roselle Kovitz[…]

T4T funds Clay Brick project at Pooling

  Toys for Thailand funded machinery and vocational training for the Huay Pooling to produce soil cement bricks for their school and to sell in their local community. The clay brick (cla-ment) program is a self-sustaining way for Pooling to earn an income producing and selling bricks while teaching students an important vocational skill. An important goal Read more about T4T funds Clay Brick project at Pooling[…]

Toys for Thailand Board Meeting

On March 6, 2016 Toys for Thailand, Inc. held it’s annual board meeting. Board members: Maria Miller, John Bilar, Sean Cuadra, Paul Marshall and Jerome Roberts attended the meeting along with officers Sasha Bilar, Director of Thailand Operations, Lynda Halttunen, Treasurer  and Denise Plante Secretary. Maria Miller served as Chairman and Denise Plante served as Secretary of Read more about Toys for Thailand Board Meeting[…]