Asia, Stories

Meet Ajarn from Thailand

Ajarn is a new volunteer that’s working with our partners in Thailand. He is from Mae Hong Son Province, where there are many refugee camps. Most of the refugee camps in the area are closed, meaning that outside people are prohibited from visiting. Ajarn has, however, been allowed to visit the camps to bring hope to the refugees. The guards periodically allow him to visit, but they would not let him bring anything in with him. Over the last few months, Ajarn has invested some time in getting closer to the guards. As a result, they have seen his good intentions and have now allowed  ...