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To Encourage and Empower

I sat on a stool very near to the ground, took in the view, and breathed in the clean mountain air.  The stresses of the last […]
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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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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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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 […]
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Basic Accounting

Juda is now doing accounting. It’s basic at this point, just keeping track of what the monthly expenses are and what’s left over, but it’s a […]

Stories from the Charis Home – 1

Therese Wall has served on our board of directors for more than a year, but hadn’t been to see the Charis Home until this past September. […]

This is Really Happening

We’ve worked for 2 years now to take care of these kids and to build the charis project to support their communities and we’ve known why […]

They Have Beds!

You did this. You made this possible. Thanks to your generosity in December we were able to send enough money for all of the children to […]

Marble Shark

Khlong Lan. About 27 miles away from the Thai/Myanmar (Burma) border. Hot and sweaty. 260 miles from Chiang Mai. The marble shark circles. The marble shark […]