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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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Introducing Our New CFO

In November of 2012 Carrien Blue, who has been serving as CFO since The Charis Project incorporated in 2010, resigned from her position. Carrien, as many […]
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(Updated) Next Year We Finish This! and we need your help – Win an iPad 3

We have always anticipated that we would need to have staff in Thailand on a more permanent basis so that our training of local staff and […]
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Juda Comes into His Own

Baan Saeng Saiwan – (House of Heavenly Light) in Tak Province, Thailand prototype home We’re very pleased to see Juda come into his own as a leader […]
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Announcing a Partnership

We have partners! We have actually been working with a wonderful group of people from Switzerland for some time now. We have held off on announcing […]