Challenges Abroad in Mae La

In August, we welcomed the first Challenges Abroad group to our partner village, Mae La. The group of six were in the village for a week to renovate an old classroom to be used as a Library/Computer room, painting the school’s canteen as well as teaching English, Art and Sport...

Teaching Media in Thailand, Part 2

Last week I wrote a blog about Emma and Sophie, two media volunteers staying with me in Mae La village teaching photography and film making to the children for two weeks. In just one week it has been amazing to see how quickly the students have taken to using the cameras and how...

Teaching Media in Thailand

This week I have had the pleasure of welcoming Emma and Sophie, two new media volunteers into my school and home in Mae La, a remote Hill-Tribe Village in Northern Thailand to teach the students photography and film making. The students and school don’t have any computers,...