FRIENDS OF THAI DAUGHTERS INC
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Issues: Human Services
Location: PO Box 370 % Jane McBride Trevett ME 04571 USA
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Friends of Thai Daughters was created in 2002 and received non-profit status in 2005. Founders have successfully created a model of educating poor, hill tribe, girls from the Mekong sub region of South East Asia. Through the creation of Baan Tantawan (Sunflower House), located in Chiang Mai, Thailand, they offer safe housing, life skills and a fully paid education from elementary through university level. They assist with identification and nationality status issues.
In 2011, a second Sunflower House was built on the Thai/Myannmar border to offer safe housing to orphaned refugee children. A small classroom is scheduled for construction in early 2012 and sceduled for completion March 2012.
Friends of Thai Daughters is a U.S. based 501(c) 3 non-profit. There are no paid staff, only volunteers. Money raised through letter writing campaigns, friends, family and foundations goes directly to the project.
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