The new ladies in Jii Nou’s life. Today the team met up with Yssai Agor and Ruth Buntinx. Yssai is a pediatric physical therapy specialist and Ruth is a doctor of pharmacy. Both spent time with Jii Nou this morning
Dori, Chuck and Barbara traveled back to Jii Nou’s village, Ban Nong Hong Song. They met with the Naiban, Nhiatou Yang , Anouson Thoj and Lamina Thoj. After much discussion, everyone agreed that Anouson and his wife Lamina would take
Dori and Barbara Shimoda, along with Thongchanh Vilayvong and our good friend Chuck drove an hour to revisit Jii Nou at his home. When we arrived he was home alone; hot, thirsty, hungry and lying in a mess. No one
Jii Nou (VP) is an emaciated seven years old (but the size of a 1-2 year old) with contorted legs, feet, arms and hands. He was born a healthy, normal child. He contracted cerebral palsy from a prolonged untreated high
The team visited the Kokpherng Children’s Learning Center this morning. The roof trusses and doors are in place and the next steps are installing windows and the roof coverings. Once the building is complete it will house 4 classrooms
Check out the latest progress photos of our Kokpherng Children’s Learning Center! Check out previous photos of the project here.
Breaking Ground! The 450 square meter (4800 square foot) children’s learning center in Ban Kok Pherng has broken ground. When the project is complete it will have four classrooms and a huge 240 square meter (2400 square foot) activity room!
What’s the good news? Nadine Dayag, Panyathip staff and the Panyathip International School volunteered to raise funds for Give Children A Choice. A separate Give Children A Choice booth sold Amatta Saboo soap (where proceeds are used to make and
Visited Kokpherng Village on January 20, National Army Day. The villagers shared their special holiday by serving us lunch. Purpose of the visit was to negotiate villager participation in the learning center’s construction. All is well. Below are pictures from
This unfolding story is a journey on a road less traveled. Give Children A Choice received an email on September 16 from supporter B.L. Harbert. They finished building the new US Embassy. It was time to close down their operations.