To learn to give is one of the hardest skills to pick up. Traveling in countries of lower than average GDP and visible poverty can often open one’s eyes to seeing what even the tiniest bit of time or money invested towards someone else’s wellbeing can do. Since the co-operation with Prince of Songkla University started, PSU and Asia Exchange have been supporting Asia Center Foundation who are an NGO focused on providing disadvantaged Thai and Burmese children with education, sport and life skill opportunities. The new students in Phuket visited Jump Start Education Center for Burmese Students, and were greeted with big smiles and unforgettable laughs.
Like they say – sharing is caring. If you cannot visit the Jump Start Education Center yourself, live through our visit and take a look at the pictures below. After that, please take a moment, and visit the website of Asia Center Foundation to find out how you can support the program too.
The older group of children were already studying more advanced writing in different languages. To get to receive teaching in Thai, Burmese, and English language is a blessing that will help these children on their life and future career significantly. “If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands!” Selfies are gaining popularity – and the children at Jump Start Education Center are better at them than most of us. One more take on a group-selfie ( What is it called? A groupie?) Seeing how happy and hard-working these potential university graduates of the near-future were, should motivate each and everyone to study harder and realize how lucky we really are to get a proper chance on educating themselves. Pekka Pernu from Asia Exchange and Colin Callagher from PSU handed in a donation for Asia Center Foundation . Thank you for letting us visit, Asia Center Foundation. We will see you again soon!
If you would like to learn more on how you can support the program, please visit the website of Asia Center Foundation .