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Surprise package!

It’s wrapped in very special, green paper. Or is it even paper? No, it’s a banana leaf! But what could it contain? In order to find out we will have to unwrap it because in Thailand it could be just about anything. The only hint we’ve got is that it won’t be a normal present, but something we can eat.
The girls and mothers worked hard to create something delightful. It’s made out of sticky rice, beans and sugar. The ingredients are mixed, wrapped in a banana leaf and then steamed until they are fully cooked. What a great snack, yum!

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Back to school

The long, hot summer holidays are over and all the girls have gone back to school. The first school week is always rather chaotic as everybody has to get back into the rhythm and it always remains to be seen whether our preparations are sufficient. Do they all have enough pens, pencils, notebooks and are

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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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Graduated

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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$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