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  • I spent two weeks of the month of January (a typically cold and uneventful time to be in Texas) volunteering with Mundo Exchange and Laekplian Lokgatat. As I write this now, I am already back home in Austin, dealing with freezing temperatures and plain gray days. Perhaps it’s mostly the weather, but it surely does [...]

    Candace: Volunteering for Thai Children

    I spent two weeks of the month of January (a typically cold and uneventful time to be in Texas) volunteering with Mundo Exchange and Laekplian Lokgatat. As I write this now, I am already back home in Austin, dealing with freezing temperatures and plain gray days. Perhaps it’s mostly the weather, but it surely does [...]

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Vanida’s Story
Vanida is moving on to Chiang Mai this month to be with Lek and family. She will continue to create crafts and enjoy life but oh how she will be missed in this area by family and friends. We will see you soon, Vanida, trip is planned! Thank you too for being such a [...]

    Volunteer Host: Vanida’s Story

    Vanida’s Story Vanida is moving on to Chiang Mai this month to be with Lek and family. She will continue to create crafts and enjoy life but oh how she will be missed in this area by family and friends. We will see you soon, Vanida, trip is planned! Thank you too for being such a [...]

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  • It is the beginning of Buddhist Lent cerebration. Various institutions e.g. schools, colleges and universities including public and private organization will craft and organize a colorful candle procession, music and dancing,  leading to a temple where the offering of the candle will be made.

    Candle Festival and Asanha Bucha

    It is the beginning of Buddhist Lent cerebration. Various institutions e.g. schools, colleges and universities including public and private organization will craft and organize a colorful candle procession, music and dancing, leading to a temple where the offering of the candle will be made.

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Amy Fry has twice volunteered with Mundo Exchange and now has assisted her Thai hosts as an orphanage manager; helping new volunteers learn how to work more effectively with the boys. While home in England she is a nurse and helps people there too. Amy is perhaps one of the most altruistic and positive people [...]

    Volunteer Exchanges of Heart: Amy Fry

    Amy Fry has twice volunteered with Mundo Exchange and now has assisted her Thai hosts as an orphanage manager; helping new volunteers learn how to work more effectively with the boys. While home in England she is a nurse and helps people there too. Amy is perhaps one of the most altruistic and positive people [...]

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  • Mundo Exchange from its beginning as a charity was primarily designed to help reduce violence and promote cross cultural understanding and tolerance between peoples. We have worked for the last 20 some years in Guatemalan and other world conflict areas helping with mental health issues caused by civil war and helping with community development projects. [...]

    Cluster Bombs: Good God Y’All, What are they Good For?

    Mundo Exchange from its beginning as a charity was primarily designed to help reduce violence and promote cross cultural understanding and tolerance between peoples. We have worked for the last 20 some years in Guatemalan and other world conflict areas helping with mental health issues caused by civil war and helping with community development projects. [...]

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