Category Archives for : Interviews
Ang* is one of those teenagers caught in-between. Of her closest friends, one or two have always been the star students determined to break out of their small town mold. Some others have flirted the line of disaster and, through their influence, threaten to pull Ang with them. Through her life, Ang has fought physical difficulties and learning challenges. She.
Our Staff Some of our readers may recall us talking before about one of our students, Win, who wanted to pursue a law degree but didn’t have Thai citizenship, so he was uncertain about his ability to ever get a real degree or practice law. Well, we are thrilled to announce that after years of struggle and uncertainty, he got.
Our Social Media Intern, Vanessa Ashley, recently interviewed Board Member Ken Wytsma. We’d love to share some of his thoughts on service, education, and the intersection of faith and justice. What inspired you to get involved with the SOLD project? I have four daughters, and so for me the issue of gender violence and exploitation hits home that way. It’s.
From the Field This past month, there were TWO volunteers, Zoey and Amanda, who arrived separately to help out at the Resource Center by leading fun activities for the kids concerning Emotional Expression Through Art and Graphic Design/Typography respectively. Each activity they have lead has been great artistic and mental stimulation for the kids. It has been a joy for.
RE:ACT STORY High schooler Lilley Scholz shows us impassioned youth can make a difference too! When Lilley Scholz chose the subject of human trafficking for her high school graduation project, she could not anticipate how the issue would grip her attention and motivate her to do what she could to help bring an end to the injustice. Bearing The SOLD.
Kate Tierney is visiting us for a few months and generously donating her time and skills to help run some inspirational workshops for our kids. Welcome, Kate! How has your time at The SOLD Project been so far? I can’t believe I am already half-way through volunteering in Chiang Rai with The SOLD Project- time is flying by way too.
Our Staff We’d like you to meet Emily Nelson, our newest addition to the growing The SOLD Project board. Education has always been Emily’s focus which is why she went on to study and become a teacher. After working in San Jose she then became trained to work with children who have learning disabilities. When Emily and her husband moved.
our staff We’d like you to meet Ken Wytsma, our newest addition to the growing The SOLD Project board. Ken Wytsma is a leader, innovator, and social entrepreneur respected for his insight and collaborative spirit. He is the president of Kilns College, where he teaches courses on philosophy and justice, and is a church planter and lead pastor at Antioch.
The SOLD Project family is growing! Today, we’d like you to meet one last addition to our family. Nongnut Jamparat, who goes by the nickname Khae, has recently joined our Resource Center staff as Community Development Manager. Nongnut Jamparat, whose nickname is Khae, graduated with a degree in Social Science (Social Development). Originally from Naan Province, Khae joined The SOLD.
The SOLD Project family is growing! Over the next couple weeks, we’ll continue introducing you to the newest additions to our family. Today, we’d like you to meet Nathan Ritter, who has recently joined our Resource Center staff as Volunteer Coordinator and Program Director. Nathan moved to Thailand in 2009 and has never looked back. He hopes to live here.