• University Education Partnership

    Australian Catholic University has entered into a new partnership with Marist Asia Foundation to support Burmese Migrants gaining a University Education for the next 5 years. ACU’s Thai Burma Border Programme, supporting Burmese Refugees and Migrants has been running for the past 10 years, but has partnered with Marist Asia Foundation since 2009. This partnership has changed the… [Continue Reading]

    University Education Partnership
  • An experience of Marist Mission

    In Ranong, the busy fishing port in Southern Thailand bordering Myanmar’s most southern point, the Marist Asia Foundation serves the poor through well-run education and health programmes. From Myanmar, easily visible just across the strait, a short trip in small open boats transports thousands of Burmese seeking refuge in Thailand.  If they do find work… [Continue Reading]

    An experience of Marist Mission
  • 3 Ingredients to make HIV: Poverty, Migration, Desperation

    Moe Set arrived in Ranong from Dawei, Myanmar, as a migrant worker in 2007. She got married to a fisherman. In 2009 she found out that she was HIV positive and she was two months pregnant that time. She went for HIV treatment and underwent the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMCT). The doctor and nurses… [Continue Reading]

    3 Ingredients to make HIV: Poverty, Migration, Desperation
  • 2015 Annual Report

    Compassion in Action. Thanks to all our friends and supporters. In our Annual Report for 2015 we share our achievements. Click on some of the photos to read some of the stories and highlights. We had a record number of teenagers begin secondary school, all of our preschool graduates will start school and we continued… [Continue Reading]

    2015 Annual Report
  • 10 Years of Compassion in Action

    This has been one of the highlights of my life coming back to Ranong shared Alice, a volunteer and teacher from Malaysia. She was one of the first teachers when the Marist’s began a school for Burmese Migrants in Ranong and was delighted to see how the school had grown and to enjoy meeting her… [Continue Reading]

    10 Years of Compassion in Action

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