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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Making Merit: Bangkok 101 Article

Bangkok 101 Magazine highlights Toys for Thailand and the Small World Maehongson Festival: http://www.bangkok101.com/small-world-big-impact/