Milk and Cookies: Carter Bolt

Our youngest Toys for Thailand supporter nine year old Carter Bolt baked cookies to raise funds to buy a soy milk machine for the children of King’s School, Maehongson, Thailand. Carter is an amazing boy. He was born in Hefei, China and lived his early life in an orphanage. He was adopted when he was Read more about Milk and Cookies: Carter Bolt[…]

Sing Tao Group visits Maehongson

Three members of the Sing Tao Buddhist Association-USA visited Maehongson, Thailand (July 20-24, 2016) to see their Toys for Thailand donation in action. During their visit the group took roads trips to visit KhunYuam and Pai districts to meet the children and teachers at Buddhakaset, Wiang Nua and Ban YaPanae Schools. The Sing Tao group Read more about Sing Tao Group visits Maehongson[…]

Young Chefs

Young tribal students at the Tahinsom School (Maehongson, Thailand) are creating wonderful treats while learning life skills in cooking. Toys for Thailand provided kitchen tools and instruction for the school to implement a cooking class. The T4T donation was funded by the Basil Box Restaurants in Toronto, Canada.  http://www.thebasilbox.com/ Toys for Thailand volunteers will visit Read more about Young Chefs[…]

Beyond Photo Ops: T4T helps refugee school

Huay PuKeang Long Neck Village is a popular tourist stop in Maehongson, Thailand where tourists stop for photos. Toys for Thailand (T4T) has funded several projects to help the 43 refugee children at Huay PuKaeng School  (preschool resources, telecommunications and solar power, playground). Most recently T4T funded a school garden and fish pond where the Read more about Beyond Photo Ops: T4T helps refugee school[…]

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[…]