Strengthen Families in Thailand

by Family Connection Foundation
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand
Strengthen Families in Thailand

Project Report | Dec 31, 2021
Supporting Families Through Education

By Tim Dunham & Marcus Fey | Executive Director & CFO

Daisy and her mentor
Daisy and her mentor

One of the ways The Family Connection Foundation strengthens families and communities in Thailand is through our Education Matters program which provides not only scholarship funds for school but also a mentor for each student. As a result, each student meets regularly with a mentor who gives the student the help and support they need to make sure they can achieve success, both in school and in life.

One example of this is a young woman nicknamed Daisy (not her real name). Daisy lives with her parents and brother in Kalasin Province, in the Northeastern region of Thailand, or what Thai people call the Isaan region. Unlike the rest of Thailand, this area is relatively dry and people are quite poor. Most of the villagers in this region work as farmers, and the income from this occupation is barely enough to support a family. As a result, some families have a tough life. Often, either the father or the mother has to find work in other provinces. Fortunately, Daisy's parents are both at home. Her father works as an electrician, but her mother had to close her beauty shop due to a health condition that made it impossible for her to work with her hands to cut hair.

Daisy is studying in high school, intending to attend college after graduation. A college education is one of the few avenues for children in this region to escape the cycle of poverty. Daisy is currently attending a government High School but still has expenses that her family must cover. Since her mother had to stop working, their income was not enough to cover school expenses. Her parents were very stressed about how Daisy could continue her education. Thankfully, a local Church became aware of their need and invited the family to apply for help through the Education Matters program. Daisy was accepted into the program and is able to continue her education!

Your support of The Family Connection Foundation's administrative team helps keep children like Daisy in school and gives them a very different life!

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Family Connection Foundation

Location: Muang, Chiang Mai - Thailand
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Project Leader:
Marcus Fey
Muang , Chiang Mai Thailand
$5,185 raised of $95,000 goal
 
17 donations
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