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Covid Hitting Local Communities

⚠️Covid cases have been peaking in local villages around Buengkan, prompting localized lockdowns and restricted entries.As the omicron variant sweeps through Thailand many small villages with vulnerable populations are going into partial lockdowns with restricted...

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Adopt an Elder Superstars

Adopt an Elder Superstars

Our Adopt an Elder program is still going strong and we are hoping to expand to include more elders in need. As part of the program you can “adopt” an elder by becoming a monthly donor and joining a support team that provides social visits, check-ins,  and bi monthly...

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Guatemala Reunion!

Guatemala Reunion!

We have exciting news! After a three year hiatus, Mundo Exchange Director Joan and friend, Tina, were finally able to travel to Chajul, Guatemala and visit with our local partners. It was a whirtwind of a trip full of reconnecting, checking in on projects, and sharing...

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Adopt an Elder Support Teams

Adopt an Elder Support Teams

We launched our Adopt an Elder program at the beginning of 2021 and it has been a success! As part of the program you can "adopt" an elder by becoming a monthly donor and joining a support team that provides social visits, check-ins,  and bi monthly care packages for...

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CEMIK School Nearly Done

CEMIK School Nearly Done

The women's Center and school for CEMIK is nearly done, we just need your help to take it across the finish line!  We have once again partnered with doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation to double your donation and double your impact. As many of you know, we have been...

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Clothes for Kids

Clothes for Kids

Families in rural Thailand have been struggling more than ever lately with the continued partial closure of the country and ongoing unrest in the capitol. We are continuing to work hard to ensure kids and families have clothes to wear and food to eat. Our care...

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Education During the Pandemic in Guatemala

Education During the Pandemic in Guatemala

Education in Guatemala last year was largely put on hold due to the covid pandemic. Unfortunately covid cases continue to rise in Guatemala and incresased safety restrictions are being put in place again. On the bright side the students of CEMIK are continuing to...

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Bun Mee You Will Be Missed

Bun Mee You Will Be Missed

RIP Bun Mee Losing someone is never easy, and the elders in our Adopt an Elder program feel like family to us! Bun Mee, who lived at home with her youngest son, has passed away peacefully at the age of 92. She knew her time was coming and told us as much during one of...

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Palenque Paradise in the Jungle

Palenque Paradise in the Jungle

Are you as tired or hearing about covid as we are? Take a break from the doom and gloom of the headlines for a minute with me as we visit Palenque in the country of our Central American neighbors, Mexico! In some ways Palenque feels so much like Thailand, while at the...

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Protecting Families with Masks

Protecting Families with Masks

Helping families with care packages and protecting kids with face masks.Buengkan covid numbers have remained relatively low thanks to everyone in the community being diligent about wearing masks, staying home, and following local leaders advice and regulations. We are...

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Covid In Our Communities

Covid In Our Communities

Covid in Buengkan, Thailand:While case numbers have managed to stay low compared to the rest of the country, Buengkan now has (at time of writing) 23 active cases and counting. The local government has issued  a 14 day closure in the province in an attempt to curb the...

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Consider It Funded

Consider It Funded

Funded and ready to buildIt's time to celebrate! The new Center for the community of Chajul is FULLY FUNDED! We beat our deadline date for raising $10,000 for the Center in Guatemala by almost a week. Thank you so much for your kind hearts and generous donations!...

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