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Catch up on the latest Mundo news and read about adventures and experiences from the field.
Seeds of Hope Taking Root

Seeds of Hope Taking Root

Snapshots of the greenhouse in Chajul, Guatemala from start to finish!  What a journey! Local leaders in Chajul maintained hope and optimism all the way from the idea of a community greenhouse to the physical creation of it. Your donations, a matching donation from...

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Bun Mee

Bun Mee

The day we arrived at the house, her niece greeted us in the yard. She lives with her son, who was away visiting the doctor. He has cancer and is often away working or receiving cancer treatments. Bun Mee was feeling unwell that day but she would be glad to see us. At...

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Nang Wanni and Fon

Nang Wanni and Fon

Nang Wanni is a 74 years old mother to three grown children. She also acts as secondary caregiver to her two grandchildren. Nang Wanni's husband passed away some time ago, and all but one of her children has moved away. Her son lives nearby and has two children. He...

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Pa Ruay

Pa Ruay

"Pa Ruay" lives in a small village in the Kok Khong district, sometimes alone and sometimes with her son who struggles with alcohol. Her husband died about 20 years ago. While her home is small and simple it provides shelter from the sun, winds, and rain. We found Pa...

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Bringing Electricity to Pal

Bringing Electricity to Pal

Electricity is something many take for granted, and I'm willing to guess most of us have never really gone without it. Until fairly recently the people of Pal would tell you a different story.  Today the village of Pal is home to about 100 familes. During the Civil...

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Thailand Protests

Thailand Protests

Starting around June or July and escalating rapidly this past month, there have been mostly student-led protests around the country, primarily in Bangkok. The protestors are primarily calling for Prime Minister Pratuth to step down, re-examine the constitution and...

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Adopt an Elder In Need

Adopt an Elder In Need

Elders in rural vllages live in conditions that you would not commonly see in western cultures. Not to say one is right and one is wrong, but they are both indeed vastly different from each other. When I close my eyes and think of my grandma, I envision her in her...

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Ongoing Collaboration in Guatemala

Ongoing Collaboration in Guatemala

While Mundo director Dr Joan Williams hasn't been able to visit Guatemala yet this year due to Covid-19 and travel restrictions, our local friends and partners have been working harder than ever to keep their communities safe! AMACHAJUL is a local nonprofit...

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Family Support Covid Care Packages

Family Support Covid Care Packages

Families are struggling, and we need your help. Many of the families we assist  in Thailand live on or below the poverty line, and have consistently struggled to make ends meet. Now due to the Covid-19 pandemic and Thailand's borders closing, many of those already...

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A Happy and Healthy Yaai

A Happy and Healthy Yaai

Many people know Mundo Exchange connects international volunteers with local village schools through our volunteer program in Thailand. We are also busy finding local volunteers! We always try to incorporate members of the local community into our various community...

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Donate With Peace of Mind

People are in need across the globe, and nonprofits are responding!  Natural disasters, political turmoil, starvation, and more are being addressed by charities (Mundo Exchange included) who are asking for donations to fight these issues.  But without personally...

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