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Family Support Center: Why Names Matter

This has never been an orphanage. It has been a refuge for children in need though. It has been a refuge for families in need. Peace of mind when they couldn't figure out how to make it through together. They trusted us with their beloved offspring for a time, and we have strived to be worthy of that trust.
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When Abandoning Your Kids Seems Like the Right Thing To Do

Children's homes should always be considered a temporary solution.
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They Were Going to Send Their Children Away for Lack of $20/month!

A few months ago one of our community engagement volunteers took us out to a migrant camp near a truck stop to meet a family he knew. They have 2 small girls ages 4 and 2. The father works very hard for the Thai land owner where the camp is located but they were still not making enough to get by.

This family was on the verge of splitting up because they couldn't make ends meet.
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What Poverty Is Really Like

Poverty is not knowing all the things I know. Here, in the migrant camps, all the basic information that I take for granted that I know, […]
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On poverty and child abandonment

A migrant family and their bamboo house. “I think that if you do start a daycare in the migrant camp that you will have to be […]
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Happy New Year From Thailand!!!!

Thank you friends for all that you do to care for the kids at risk in Thailand. Without you none of this would be possible, and […]
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Poverty and Sex Trafficking

What we read. A round up of links that inspire, challenge and inform our work at The Charis Project. We hope they will inspire you and […]
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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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Can you survive on just $2 for 1 day?

Spend some time around us at “The Charis Project headquarters”, a grand name for what is really a few rooms at the back of our house […]

It’s About One

Everyone has a limit. I pray for those who have not yet found theirs that they never will, for when it is reached, in most cases, […]
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