Yesterday, the sun was shining, the bike tires had just been filled and snacks made - a perfect day to go for a bike trip! We all biked to nearby fish ponds where the girls enjoyed a day of fishing, PB&J sandwiches, fresh lychees directly from the tree, a delicious lunch including papaya salad and … Continue reading Day off? A bike trip and fishing we recommend!
During the summer break, CRPC held a seven-day camp for our girls. The event was divided into four-day English Camp and three-day Baking Days. All activities were hosted by the two newcome volunteers at CRPC – P’Juliette and P’Maria. During English Camp girls were divided into two groups as per age. The main purpose of … Continue reading Summer Camp at the Sunflower House, Chiang Khong
On Monday, the 23rd of April, we kicked-off a new week with a visit at the school of Som Pee Nong village. The girls from the Sunflower House along with P'Too and volunteer P'Maria took part in the event held by the Nam Khong School. On this day, with a help of four girls from … Continue reading EARTH DAY – another visit to Song Pee Nong village
Last month two of the girls from the Sunflower House went to America for a study and experience trip. We want to thank both Friends of Thai Daughters and the donors for making this trip possible! Here is some sneak-peek photos that the girls sent us, and as soon as they arrive back to the … Continue reading A BIG THANKS FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS
On Saturday the 27th of January, the girls from the Sunflower House along with P'Too, P'Noy and volunteer P'Claire visited Som Pee Nong village. A number of girls sheltered at the Sunflower House have families living in the village, which is why CRPC conducts regular visits. On this day, we took much needed writing tables, … Continue reading A visit to Song Pee Nong village
At the Sunflower House, we are fortunate enough to meet lovely volunteers from all over the world! Late this year, Nicole from Melbourne, Australia and Heather from Boston, USA stayed with us to teach the girls English and help with CRPC's organisation. Nicole came to the Sunflower house to complete her internship for her undergraduate … Continue reading Thank you to volunteers Nicole and Heather!
The festive season has finally arrived at the Sunflower House in Chiang Khong! We kicked off the Christmas celebrations on Friday afternoon once the girls had arrived back from school by erecting the annual Christmas tree, lights and all! Settling down for the evening, we watched a Christmas movie before hopping off to bed. Saturday … Continue reading Merry Christmas from the Sunflower House
Early Saturday morning, two of the Sunflower Daughters and Volunteer Claire from CRPC made their way to the Mekong School for Local Knowledge to join an exciting and much-anticipated nature camp with eighteen other local high school students and their chaperones. The Mekong School is a local nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect the … Continue reading Nature camp with the Mekong School
This year's Halloween celebration was definitely one to remember! We started off the day making various Halloween decorations with our girls to decorate the CRPC Sunflower House. We made a pumpkin jack-o-lantern piñata, garbage bag cobwebs, hanging bats, scary face doors, hanging ghost ornaments, watermelon jack-o-lanterns and scary silhouette cut outs. After we decorated the … Continue reading A SPOOKY HALLOWEEN!
Our girls regularly participate in LitClub. These meetings are intended to promote "joyful learning, creative expression, community building, and developing social-emotional skills." Indeed, many of the girls have become much more outgoing and have opened to sharing their personalities and talents thanks to their participation in LitClub. Last week, the girls had the opportunity to … Continue reading A PERFORMANCE WITH ALL TYPES OF TALENTS