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[…]

Garden + Fish Pond = Lunch

Toys for Thailand provided funds for a school garden and fish pond for HuayPuKaeng, a Hill Tribal school in Maehongson, Thailand. The T4T gift came from Judy Eberhart and friends. Huay PuKaeng teacher Kru Rach organized her students to prepare the schoolyard for the garden and pond.   School gardens are a wonderful way to use the schoolyard as Read more about Garden + Fish Pond = Lunch[…]

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[…]

Power of the Playground

Toys for Thailand funded a playground for the Maeja Preschool (Maehongson, Thailand), a gift from Jerome Roberts and Friends. The playground provides a space for young Tribal children to enrich, build, and expand their cognitive development through play. “Playground play structures help facilitate a child’s cognitive development during free play because toddlers are at a sensor-motor stage of development and they Read more about Power of the Playground[…]