Music Education for Old Tiger School

Toys for Thailand (T4T) provided the Tribal students at Huay Sue Tao (Old Tiger) School with a music education program through a donation from Paul Marshall Nancy Marshall and friends. According to experts at the National Association for Music Education, “Students who practice with musical instruments can improve their hand-eye coordination. Students who master even the smallest goal Read more about Music Education for Old Tiger School[…]

Small World Festival Honors King of Thailand

The Small World Maehongson Festival was created by Toys for Thailand (2010) to inspire HOPE for children to express their tribal traditions and to be rewarded for their talents. The 2016 Small World Festival promotes a greater awareness of the rich cultural traditions of the Hill Tribe children while honoring his majesty the late King of Thailand. This Read more about Small World Festival Honors King of Thailand[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Hair by Dee

  Toys for Thailand supporter and hair stylist Dee Khumthorn L’Huillier (USA) funded a hair cutting station for the students of MaeSurin School in Maehongson, Thailand. The photo here shows the teacher and students from MaeSurin with Sasha Bilar. MaeSurin was one of 44 schools that participated in the Small World Maehongson Festival on December 24, 2015. Read more about Hair by Dee[…]