• 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]

    Stories and Smiles – 2020 Report
  • It was one of the most absorbing, stimulating, and educationally connecting experiences in our professional lives.

    Sue and Glenn Roff were a Marist Volunteer Couple, both experienced teachers in Australia, who volunteered in 2019 – 2020. They supported the Burmese Migrant Secondary Programme, Australian Catholic University Online Diploma Programme, and the late afternoon Intermediate English Programme. Here is their reflection after they returned to Australia March 2020. When we reflect on… [Continue Reading]

    It was one of the most absorbing, stimulating, and educationally connecting experiences in our professional lives.
  • Stories of Hope: Marist Asia Foundation Annual Report 2019

    2019 has been a year with many challenges, yet we see so many stories of hope among our Burmese Migrant families. In our Annual Report you can read about the ‘Ranong Raid’ and how it has left over 2,700 Burmese Migrant Children out of education. Read some stories from our teenagers and young teachers of… [Continue Reading]

    Stories of Hope: Marist Asia Foundation Annual Report 2019
  • An Education Crisis in Ranong

    On August 24, 2019, 32 Burmese Migrant Teachers were arrested and deported from a Migrant Learning Centre in Ranong. This has caused an education crisis for the Burmese Migrant Community for the last 3 months with 3,000 children no longer in the education system. This event has been called the ‘Ranong Raid’ by local media,… [Continue Reading]

    An Education Crisis in Ranong
  • Migrant Worker Stories: Gaining Skills, Growing Hope

    Marist Asia Foundation recognises that so many Burmese Migrant Workers have stopped their education journey around 12 years of age to find work to support their families. Many work in fish factories. By providing Sunday Migrant Workers classes, giving life skills and Thai, English and Computer Classes they can have more choices beyond the fish… [Continue Reading]

    Migrant Worker Stories: Gaining Skills, Growing Hope

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