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Study and Service Groups

Get out, Give back and travel with a purpose! We would like to thank all of the groups that participated in study and service trips this year. You are all an inspiration and make Andaman Discoveries’ purpose and mission exceed expectations. You help not only the communities in Thailand, but also spread the word on sustainable travel when you return to your countries. We hope that planting these seeds of meaningful stories and connections will allow for more people to […]

AD Staff Community Involvement Spotlight: Get Out and Give Back!

We are all familiar with sitting in the office and getting things done, but we strive to get out and check in with our community friends. Pi Nat and Pi Tui attended Da Luang’s annual Waterlilly conservation day in Kuraburi.  Da Luang is a an older Kuraburi Local who has set up a natural nursery and conservation area for the endangered Water Lilly that was wiped out due to river bed dredging. His passion and devotion to the project allows […]

Inspiring Parents

parents survey in kuraburi for the burmese learning center kuraburi

A child’s drive for education stems from their family environment and the encouragement that they receive from their parents. We headed out into the community with surveys in hand to better understand the parent’s role in their child’s education and the role that the Burmese Learning Center plays in helping to accomplish the goals for their children in the future. We found that parents noticed their children were beginning to talk more about their experience at the Burmese Learning Center […]

Parent Involvement

Parents of migrant children from the Burmese Learning Center kuraburi

Help keep these parents’ dreams alive for their children to have the opportunity for a better future through education at the Burmese Learning Center by providing financial support. Donate Here! The first parent meeting at the Burmese Learning Center for the new School year had the largest attendance record to date! Fifty excited, enthusiastic and curious parents attended for an open forum with the Foundation for Education and Development (FED) and the teachers. It is crucial for the parents’ needs, […]

A New Year, A new Beginning!

Chidren studying at Migrant Education Program Kuraburi, Phang Nga

The first week of school at the Burmese Learning Center was full of smiling and laughing children! It was wonderful to see returning students and also new faces that are ready to begin their education journey. With a new opportunity to build a better future, the students were eager to begin learning their Thai, Burmese and English curriculum. After the first week, there are officially 74 students registered and an average attendance rate of 65. A lot of the new students […]

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty through Education

student enrollment for burmese migrant children education center kuraburi

Andaman Discoveries staff continues contribution to the wonderful cause of the Burmese Learning Center financially with our North Andaman Network Foundation and through staff time and support. Andaman Discoveries, the Foundation for Education and Development, and the Burmese Learning Center Teachers headed out into the local Burmese Community to begin student recruitment for the 2016-2017 school year. We surveyed 6 communities handing out brochures and giving information about the Burmese Learning Center to the parents of perspective students. The communities are […]

Burmese Learning Centre Experience

Yesterday, Noon and I went to Burmese Learning Center for a visit. It was my first time visiting them. The school is very colorful thanks to the help of the YOUTHLINC volunteers last June and July. It has made the school such an inviting place for the children to play and learn! The students are Burmese migrant children and they hardly speak Thai or English. So, communication was a barrier between me and the children. However, that did not stop me […]