Our students need some help to get a good start in their life in Samoeng District, Chiang Mai Thailand



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 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

  • Description


    The school is in Samoeng a village located in a remote mountain area of the north of Thailand. It's one hour driving from from Chiang mai city. You will find in the village many things. (Restaurant, bank, farmacy, post office etc).
    Our students, a little more than 100, are 3 to 15 years old (20 in kindergarten).
    Altough we are in an goverment school, we teach on a way inspired by Montessory system. most of the tution is provide to small groups where students take an active parth to the tuition process. We care about the happiness of our kids.

    Half of our student come from Burmese families. They are stateless and their future will be difficult, they need your help to get a good star in their life.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    - You will learn about the traditional way of living of Thai people. How people treat each other with respect even from diffrent cultures and religion. The place of samoeng looks like Thailand 10 years ago.
    - See how hill tribe people grow special crops in order to escape poverty (strawberries, coffee, avocado...) and bring it to the market.
    - Share good moments with the students and the teachers who are very exited to spent time with foreigners.

  • Help


    Need someone who is willing to teach English to kids 3-15 years old. You can be native or not it does not matter. If you can use English language as second language, you are welcome.
    On another way you will be invited to take parth to many different activities and present your personnal skills.(maintenance, woodencraft, programming, coocking, welding, and any technical project)

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    Thai & English

  • Accommodation


    - For your accommodation, you get a room in a traditional wooden house. The place volunteer stay is in the downtown and not far from school, close to local market, minimart, local shop&restaurant. You can use a bicycle (provided by the school) to go shopping to the Samoeng's market.To get Chiang mai you can take a minibus. There is one starting every 2 hours.
    -The volonteers will share lunch with the teachers and students at school, BF and dinner with host’s house.

  • A little more information

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    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 538799781464

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