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Get Away for the Holidays

Get Away for the Holidays

Now that it’s December, all everyone seems to be talking about is gift giving, large gatherings and all the holiday cheer you’re supposed to be feeling. We understand how tiring and overwhelming Christmas can be, and avoiding it altogether might just be what you need. Instead of […]

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Bangkok Volunteer Group 60: November, 2017

Bangkok Volunteer Group 60: November, 2017

Presenting Bangkok Volunteer Group #60! This group arrived and started their projects in November. It’s a small group of three volunteers from Austria, Mexico and Germany. They are taking part in our Bangkok Orphanage, Teaching Monks and English Education Volunteer Projects. For more information about our different […]

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Chiang Mai Volunteer Group 232: December, 2017

Chiang Mai Volunteer Group 232: December, 2017

Presenting Chiang Mai Volunteer and Intern Group #232. Early December is a beautiful time to be in Chiang Mai. The weather has turned into our lovely cool season days, with warm sunny days, and cool clear nights. Group 232 here has eight volunteers from Germany, Switzerland, Australia, […]

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Father’s Day: Celebrating the Legacy of King Bhumibol

Father’s Day: Celebrating the Legacy of King Bhumibol

“We shall reign with righteousness for the benefits and happiness of the Siamese people.” These words, pledged by His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his Coronation Day in 1950, were faithfully carried out throughout his seven-decade reign. Also known as the “Father of Nation” and the “Development […]

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Chiang Mai Volunteer Group 231: November 2017

Chiang Mai Volunteer Group 231: November 2017

Presenting Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #231. Three ladies from Canada, The Netherlands and Australia. The volunteers in this group are participating in our Single Mother’s Home and International University for Monks Volunteer Projects. For more information about our volunteer and intern opportunities, please visit our projects page. […]

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Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #230

Chiang Mai Volunteer Group #230

Presenting Chiang Mai Volunteer and Intern Group #230! Early November signals the re-opening of the schools after the Thailand mid-school year break. It’s really a lovely time of year, as the rains have stopped, and cooler, more comfortable weather is upon us. This group of 17 new […]

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10 Year Anniversary – Friends for Asia!

10 Year Anniversary – Friends for Asia!

Wow, has the time flown by. This month is an extra exciting one as it marks our 10th year of operations and anniversary here at the Friends for Asia Foundation. What started as a one person staff and team back in November 2007, has now expanded to […]

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Schools in Thailand Re-Open for 2nd Term

Schools in Thailand Re-Open for 2nd Term

November is upon us, and after a quieter October, things are starting to pick up. Early November sees the schools re-opening for the second term, which means here at Friends for Asia, we are back in full swing. With the weather also settling, it’s a lovely time […]

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Bangkok Groups 58 and 59

Bangkok Groups 58 and 59

Presenting Bangkok Volunteer Groups 58 and 59! Two small groups during our quiet October. Due to the schools being closed in Thailand, our project opportunities are limited in October. Nele- Marie Kraatz, Stäbelow, Germany, Orphanage and English Education ( 12 weeks) Juliana Naw, Minnesota, USA, Medical Internship […]

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Loy Krathong 2017

Loy Krathong 2017

Loy Krathong is considered to be one of oldest and best-preserved traditions in Thailand. It is the time of the year when Thai people pay respect to the goddess of the river, Phra Mae Khongkha, for providing water to support their lives throughout the year. Loy Krathong […]

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