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The New Term at HDS Started!

On 9th of May the new term at DEPDC’s Half Day School started. For the 2016/2017 school year more than 40 students registered at our school and will receive free education here. 323 more words


The Report Is In: Update on Human Rights Issues in Thailand

The U.S Department of State recently released it’s annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015. As you all know human rights are at the core of DEPDC/GMS’s mission to prevent human trafficking through education and awareness raising. 548 more words



You’d never know their silent struggles behind the smiles. You’d never guess their precarious situation amidst their playfulness. You’d never realize that the ability to read from their own Bible is a miracle – the first time anyone in their family has likely touched one. 457 more words


Meet an International Volunteer: Francesca

The International Department would like to introduce Francesca. She joined our organization this past month. Francesca is from Massachusetts, USA and is a recent graduate in International Studies and Business from Muhlenberg College. 391 more words


HDS's Camping Trip

Just one week after HDS’s school term was over, our students went for the annual life-skill training camping trip. This year’s camp took place at the Tum Luang-Khun Naam Naang Norn Forest Park. 263 more words


Border Town Blues

Dear Mae Sai you’ve been a hard pill to swallow.

Downward gazes and inside jokes,

farng, farang.

Little pointing fingers followed by a wave of giggles… 341 more words


Opium, Coffee Beans and a Life Transformed Near the Burma Border of Thailand

February 19th, 2016 – Mae Sai, Thailand, in the  Phami Village near the Thailand/Myanmar border

Lying in my tent in a tree, suspended in space with only God and the stars for company, I pondered the story that I came here to tell. 300 more words