We’ve broken ground on a second classroom, and the progress made is exciting…but we still need your help! Due to a substantial (30%) increase in Thailand’s minimum wage earlier this year, which we proudly support, the cost of labor and materials has gone up considerably. We would just like to remind our supporters that Global Giving is hosting its first-ever.
News Article Congratulations to Mark and Cathy Zoradi, this year’s recipients of The FREEDOM Award. The FREEDOM Award is granted to a yearly recipient that exemplifies above and beyond support for The SOLD Project. Mark and Cathy have been supporters of The SOLD Project since it’s founding five years ago. Mark, former president of Walt Disney Motion pictures, first met.
From the Field We work with kids who are at-risk. We are aware of the risks and challenges they face every single day. We see many close calls. We see families confronting impossible decisions. We see children who must exhibit the fortitude of people many times their age. This is the job. For the most part, The SOLD Project operates.
get involved Supporters of The SOLD Project, Michelle Auerbach and her fiance Brian Brooks, are going above and beyond acts of daily generosityby donating their wedding to The SOLD Project! In this post, we’llfind out what that means and see just how they did it. Michelle and Brian, thank you so much for your incredible kindness and willingness to share.
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.
Ember Arts is a business partnering with 28 Ugandan women survivors of war and poverty to assist them in fulfilling their dreams for themselves and their families. The women handmake all of Ember Arts’ jewelry pieces from recycled paper. These women are then able to use the money to achieve things like educating their children or starting their own businesses..
The SOLD Project is proud to announce the launch of one of two brand new videos (the second one, a longer piece, will be released in September), in celebration of our 5 year anniversary! “Travel With Us” is a visual poem told through a compilation of documentary footage captured in urban and rural Thailand by The SOLD Project team in.
Ember Arts, a family business oriented towards humanitarian aid, creates and sells beautiful, tasteful jewelry, like this piece, to support women in Uganda. Ember Arts has partnered with 28 Ugandan women, all survivors of war and poverty, who handmake every piece of their jewelry from recycled paper. The women use the money they earn from these sales to pursue dreams.
The SOLD Project family is growing! Over the next few weeks, we’ll continue introducing you to the newest additions to our family. Today, we’d like you to meet Ketsara (Kate) Thutsunti, who has recently joined our Resource Center staff as Prevention Program Manager. Ketsara’s previous work experience at the Office of Child Protective Services in Thailand felt like a natural.