tag:compassion.com,2011-06-09:5-48724 Thailand Stories 2011-06-09T18:52:08.033-06:00 Compassion International Helping Moms Prevent Child Deaths tag:compassion.com,2014-37-03:5-77933 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-01-03T15:37:57-07:00

The number of annual deaths among children under 5 worldwide dropped from 12.6 million in 1990 to 6.6 million in 2012. But the promising trend doesn’t discount those 6.6 million who died.

Living in a War Zone tag:compassion.com,2010-00-14:5-33428 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2010-05-14T00:00:00-06:00 Arada Polawat, Thailand Field Communications Specialist

At Dol's university, the violence among students makes headlines. This cruel environment has threatened his ability to achieve his dream, but he finds support in the Leadership Development Program.

Hope for the Hopeless tag:compassion.com,2009-00-20:5-32716 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2009-04-20T00:00:00-06:00 Arada Polawat in Thailand

The illness of her mother and abandonment of her father left Rujinate with a broken heart. But Compassion's Leadership Development Program ushered in hope and love.

Knowledge Is Freedom tag:compassion.com,2008-00-10:5-33630 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-12-10T00:00:00-07:00 Brandy Campbell, with Arada Polawat in Thailand

Compassion workers use education to prevent forced teen marriages among Hmong girls in Thailand. 

Worthy of Love tag:compassion.com,2008-00-31:5-32685 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2008-10-31T00:00:00-06:00 Brandy Campbell, with Arada Polawat in Thailand

Chaichana's mother died when he was an infant. His father left Chaichana with his grandmother and hurried away without looking back. It took one person who lives thousands of miles away to teach Chaichana what true love feels like.

Fulfilling God's Call for the Poor tag:compassion.com,2007-00-26:5-32736 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-12-26T00:00:00-07:00 Parichat Saengamporn in Thailand, with Brandy Campbell
As Pastor Chalermehai Chai Sombat visited families in the surrounding city of T. Na Muang, he was shocked at the conditions especially those of the children living in poverty. Compassion's child ministry helped unite his ailing church in service to children in need.
Only by the Grace of God tag:compassion.com,2007-00-22:5-32525 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-10-22T00:00:00-06:00 Parichat Saengamporn in Thailand, with Brandy Campbell

Somsak and his family sit at a small wooden table, their plates heaped with steaming food, and bow their heads. His mother prays aloud, thanking God for a dedicated son and God's provisions, which got them through another week.

A Catalyst for Change tag:compassion.com,2007-00-12:5-32625 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2007-02-12T00:00:00-07:00 Parichat Saengamporn in Thailand, with Brandy Campbell
A Compassion partner church in Thailand becomes a catalyst for change for children in their community.
Family Finds Hope in Compassion tag:compassion.com,2005-00-13:5-33226 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2005-10-13T00:00:00-06:00 Parichat Saengamporn, Thailand Communications Specialist

Through a Compassion project, five-year-old Chotechai is learning life skills, and his family has also turned to Jesus. Now, the project and his parents are helping Chotechai become the person God has created him to be.

On the Air tag:compassion.com,2004-00-20:5-32939 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2004-08-20T00:00:00-06:00 Parichat Saengamporn, Compassion Thailand Communications Specialist

Through an innovative youth radio program, Thai teens at the Baw Keow Student Center (TH-285) in Mae Yang Ha village get practical experience as DJs and announcers. The training gives them good experience for the future.

Artificial Flower Production Offers Real-world Benefits for Thai Families tag:compassion.com,2002-00-03:5-32782 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2002-07-03T00:00:00-06:00
Sometimes finding employment requires more than a high school diploma. So through a variety of vocational courses and life-skills training, Compassion-sponsored young people learn practical ways to make employment, and ultimately financial stability, a reality.