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Elders in Poverty Need Your Support

Elders in Poverty Need Your Support

These high risk elders are in need of just a little more funding.The elders in our Adopt an Elder program in Thailand are living in abject poverty. Most of them are either completely isolated or shouldering the overwhelming task of being the primary caregiver to their...

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Support Sompan, An Isolated Elder in Need

Support Sompan, An Isolated Elder in Need

Sompan needs your help.Sompan is our newest elder, and aThai who was relocated from her home and known community due to the creation of a governmental dam project.In a new location without familiar neighbors, Sompan is now 72 years old and lives alone with little...

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Yaai Thun In Need of Assistance

Yaai Thun In Need of Assistance

Thun is new to the program. We are looking for donors for this special elder. Thun is 94 years old and was born in Laos. Due to poverty and the Vietnam war Thun never had a chance to go to any school. Instead, from a very young age, Thun worked the rice fields. Later...

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Yaais Charlie and Nong Healthy and Happy

Yaais Charlie and Nong Healthy and Happy

These two yaais are both in good health and high spirits! We have been working with both yaai Charlie and yaai Nong for quite some years now, and can attest from firsthand experience that your donations have been helping make a marked improvement in their lives. Your...

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Nang Wanni Leaving the Program

Nang Wanni Leaving the Program

We would like to extend a very big thank you to Mundo Donors Rachel Doran and Dalyn Simmons for their monthly donations to Nang Wanni.  Nang Wanni helped raise her two grand children while the parents worked outside the area. These two children, one of whom had...

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Mun: Welcome to Our Adopt an Elder Program

Mun: Welcome to Our Adopt an Elder Program

We would like to sincerely thank Dick and Suzanne Weir for their continued assistance with elders, They first assisted Bun Mee from our Adopt an Elder program, who recently passed at 92 years of age. Bun Mee was an amazingly poor, yet rich woman whose smile lit rooms....

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An Update on Pa Ruay, She Needs Your Help

An Update on Pa Ruay, She Needs Your Help

First, we would like to thank Ariana for continuing to help Pa Ruay, as well as Aeva Agnello for recently joining her support team. With Ariana’s and Aeva's assistance Ruai is provided with monthly care packages and visitations from our NGO Thai friends, visitors and...

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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 helping elders in poverty.Our Adopt an Elder program is still going strong! 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. You are joining a support...

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A Return to Rural Guatemala

A Return to Rural Guatemala

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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School for Impoverished Kids Almost Done

School for Impoverished Kids Almost Done

CEMIK school and womens Center is nearly done, we just need your help to take it across the finish line!  As many of you know, we have been working hard with local Associations and groups in Chajul to purchase land, build a greenhouse, and build a permanent...

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