Student Voices

Boy (Nutthachai Thaisamut)

Boy was born as the only child of a poor but functional northern Thai family. At the age of eight Boy lost first his father and in the following year his mother and was moved to privately and state funded orphanages where he grew up.

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Dokmai was born in 1997 and lost her parents about 5 years later (the exact year is not known). She dreams of continuing her education to become a teacher in a rural area and to give back some of the support she has received.

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Miss Prattana Sandaen (Kuang)

Skills for Life give me the chance to study more after M3 as the other children and study as my aptitude. I have enough food to eat, have a warm house to stay, have some pocket money to buy daily use things such as shampoo, soap, …, etc and also for some snack. I was

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Miss Nongkran Jaju (Ning)

I got the good chance from Skills for Life to study as the other children in town. I can choose to study as my skill with the guidance after M3. I have a warm house to stay and it is sanitary. Skills for life pay so many expenses for me such as school fee, education

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Miss Orn-u-ma Leepor (Orn)

Skills for Life give the chance to me and other disadvantage children to study more after M3. I have the chance to study as my skill and I wish I would be supported to study till bachelor degree. Skills supported many of my expenses such as school fee, education materials, food, pocket money, …, etc

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Mr. Nutthachai Thaisamut (Boy)

Skills for life provides a very good house and many facilities to us. Foundation pays my school fee, uniforms, education materials, food and gives money to buy some daily use things and for snack.

I can touch love and warm from everyone who staying in the same house. I was guided to think more and know how to spend my life in the correct way. I learn how to live in my difficult life and save money for the unknown future. I was encouraged to do what I could not do.

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The first thing that skills for life give to me is the very good chance in dual project of hotel business – study and work.

Because of this project I got so many experiences in hotel business. I am a very lucky girl. Skills for Life House is not only a normal shelter home – it is the house that is full of love, and warmth, even we are from different tribes and different family. Although sometimes we disagree.

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