• Brighter Futures – MAF Annual Report 2017

    Thanks to all our friends and supporters. We share our Marist Asia Foundation 2017 Annual Report. It’s filled with photos and links to more stories about the past year and what we’ve been doing here in Ranong on the Thai Burma Border with Education, Health and Migrant Support Programmes. With your generosity we’ve been able… [Continue Reading]

    Brighter Futures – MAF Annual Report 2017
  • It is not enough to sit and hope. You have to work in order to realize your hopes.

    After 10 years of service in Ranong, on March 15, 2018 we said a special thank you and farewell to Fr Kevin for all his dedication and service as a Marist in supporting the Marist Mission in Ranong with Marist Asia Foundation. Here are his words shared at his farewell ceremony.  Many thanks for this… [Continue Reading]

    It is not enough to sit and hope. You have to work in order to realize your hopes.
  • Growing Hope – ACU University Online Diploma Programme

    Tutoring the Online University Class – Teacher Katie This year I have had the privilege of being the tutor for the Australian Catholic University online Diploma programme in Ranong, Thailand. This programme provides tertiary level education for migrants on the Thai/Myanmar border in two locations: Ranong and Mae Sot. In Ranong, we have 16 students who… [Continue Reading]

    Growing Hope – ACU University Online Diploma Programme
  • A lunch box without food

    Kyar Phyu is living with her parents in Ranong. She lives among other Burmese Migrants not far from the Marist Centre.  The road to her house is very rough and has many holes. The driver who picks her up everyday needs to drive carefully and slowly. She lives in a small house in the area… [Continue Reading]

    A lunch box without food
  • Found in the corner of the fish factory

    Ko A Nya was found late last year in a fish factory living in the corner with a mat on the rough concrete. The mosquito net was his ‘home’. Fish factory workers gave him some food. The Fish Factory owner allowed him to stay in the corner knowing that he was homeless. He had arrived… [Continue Reading]

    Found in the corner of the fish factory

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