Baby news!

Baan Phak Phing was founded in 1990, so you can imagine that many girls have become part of our family since then. We don’t know exactly how many girls lived in Baan Phak Phing over the years, but we do know there are many. For us, as ‘mums’, it’s so encouraging to see that we could offer so many girls a safe place full of warmth and love. We see that the girls grow up to become independent women and start their own families. In this way our family continues to grow, how wonderful!

Recently, we gained another new family member: a healthy daughter was born and both mother and child are doing well. It is the young woman’s first born, so naturally it took some time to adjust to the new situation. However, with the support of the ‘mums’ and her family in law, they are doing great.

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Summer holiday

From mid-March to mid-May the girls are having a holiday. It is a long period of time, and it is hot, but doing nothing is not an option. Twice a week the girls go to the gym for self-defence lessons taught by the older sisters who practise this sport at top level. It’s great to

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A few weeks ago we saw the start of the summer holidays and all the girls are enjoying them very much. No school, homework or getting up early for a while. Six of the girls are probably enjoying this holiday even more, because they graduated. One young lady got her social work degree at university,

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Time for a new colour

Did you know that dying your hair is prohibited in Thai schools? The hair is seen as part of the uniform, you see. Glasses too should not have bold colours, the frames must be black or of a neutral colour. Knowing this it is easy to understand why the girls want to dye their hair

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$15 per month will pay for clothing for one girl
$35 a month will pay for education for one girl
$60 per month will pay for the cost of housing, internet and utilities
$100 per month will pay for food for one girl