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Christmas, Charis and YOU!

Every year many of you wonderful people contact us and tell us all about how you would like to make a donation in honor of someone […]
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The Importance of Family

I think my favorite thing about the make-shift family we have participated in forming up on the mountain at the children’s home is the grandparents. I’m […]
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Wanted: Opportunity

Every week Voices of Charis features the articles and ideas that excite and inspire and inform us as we work in community education and development on […]
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Risk and 3rd World Business Development

In a TEDtalk titled, Let’s Raise Kids to be Entrepreneurs, Cameron Herold, founder of 1-800-Got-Junk, one of the largest junk removal companies in North America, defines […]
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How to Unleash a Generation

Every week Voices of Charis features the articles and ideas that excite and inspire us as we work in community education and development on behalf of […]
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Business training 101

Business Training 101 Up on the mountain at Baan Saeng Saiwan the staff have been making grass brooms to sell. This is one of their business […]
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The Blue’s in Thailand – FAQ – updated

As an essential part of our continued work to protect children and strengthen families, our founders, Aaron and Carrien Blue recently moved to Thailand with their […]
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Working Together

I don’t know what I would have done without Nu there during my first week at the Charis Home. It was probably one of the longest […]
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If at first you don’t succeed, try try again. Unless…

From Mary, who lived at the orphanage for several weeks teaching the staff and children English. I lived and taught English for two years in Korea […]
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Meet Kru Mary, Our First Live in ESL Teacher

***For 5 weeks we were privileged to have Mary stay at the children’s home in Tak Province and give English lessons to the children and the […]
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Family, Not Institution

There is something that has come up in a few conversations recently that I feel I should make clear. We often refer to Ban Saeng Sawan, […]
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Charis Model Community In Mae Sot Moving Forward

On our Face Book page a short while ago I said that it looked as though we were on a layup for a slam-dunk. This is […]
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