Marist Asia Foundation focusses attention on Myanmar Migrant children in Ranong. Education offers these children a brighter future. Three Education Programmes respond to the needs of Myanmar Migrants. Burmese Migrant Primary Education Programme (BMPP) - provides an opportunity for 120 … Read more
2023 New School Year
In May 2023 Marist Asia Foundation welcomed 280 Myanmar migrant students back to school in the Primary and Secondary Programme at the Marist Centre. Following Covid 19 (2020) and the Myanmar military coup (2021) there are increased numbers of migrant families seeking education for their children. In 2023 there were over 170 families seeking to… [Continue Reading]
Inter-Religious Inter-Cultural Dialogue Programme
Marist Asia Foundation recognises the need to build harmony and understanding between peoples of different religions and cultures. The Inter-Religious and Inter-Cultural Dialogue Programme (IRICD) encourages reflection and activities together to sow the seeds of respect and harmony. The celebration of the rich traditions of our cultural and religious heritage together can build understanding… [Continue Reading]
Scholarship Partnership to Support Quality Education for Burmese Migrants
Marist Asia Foundation is delighted to announce a Scholarship Partnership that will support 2 young Burmese Teachers from Ranong go to Asia Pacific International University, Bangkok, Thailand. Pictured are Yoon Thiri (left) and May Thazin Oo (right). Both Yoon Thiri and May Thazin Oo are graduates of the Marist Burmese Migrant Secondary Programme… [Continue Reading]
Growing Hope – 2020 Annual Report
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Stories and Smiles – 2020 Report
On behalf of Marist Asia Foundation, the Marist Team, and the Burmese Migrant Community in Ranong, we thank you for your continued support and encouragement in 2020. Each year we share a couple of reports to our Funders and Supporters. We hope you may enjoy seeing the smiles and information about last year. Download Stories &… [Continue Reading]
The Migrant Outreach Programme provides a link to the community and opportunities for on-going education for migrant workers. In a border town with various nationalities there is a special need for a venue where everyone, regardless of race, religion, or occupation, feels welcomed. The Migrant … Read more
In Ranong there is a high rate of HIV AIDS due to poverty, trafficking, desperation and lack of education. Marist Asia Foundation responds to the needs of those who are sick with HIV AIDS and those who are caring for them. HIV AIDS Health Project provides assistance by: Patients home … Read more
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Friends of Marist Mission Ranong receive a monthly update of the mission, stories of Burmese migrants, notice of volunteer opportunities and helpful ways to support Burmese Migrants.Become a friend
I am teaching Burmese subjects in the Marist Education Programme of Marist Mission Ranong. In fact, I didn't have any interest in teaching back when I was still in Burma. However, when I reflected why I am teaching happily to the students, I come to know that I love my job deeply. Furthermore, … Read more
Migrant support story
I have a dream to help my own people and my own community especially those who are poor. When I was a student, I didn't know how difficult life is. But when I started to work with MMR, I started to know different situations of Burmese migrants here in Ranong and how are they facing the … Read more
She is a migrant worker... She is 14 years old ... At her age, she is supposed to be in the school... She works in a fish factory... Now she is an orphan... Her name is ............... This is just one of the stories of the children of those migrant people living with AIDS. When I saw her … Read more
Marist Asia Foundation
Ranong is a fishing village in the South of Thailand where migrant Burmese come to escape conflict and poverty in their own country.
The Marist Mission Ranong seeks to help Burmese refugees by offering educational opportunities, supporting their basic health needs, and assist migrants as they seek a better future for themselves and their children.
The Marist Mission Ranong is an initiative of the Society of Mary and it relies heavily on the involvement of its friends and supporters.
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