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It’s Our 7th Birthday!

By Ericka

May 20

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Happy birthday to us! 7 years ago today The Sound of Hope was incorporated, and we cannot believe how quickly the time has flown by. It’s been such an honor and a joy to help provide rescue, protection, and holistic care to more than 250 children in 4 countries for the past 2,557 days! This has […] Read more...

Hellos and Goodbyes

By Ericka

Aug 16

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This summer, we have had some bittersweet hellos and goodbyes. The past few months have seen some changes in our Thailand Girls Home that we need to update you all on. First, we had two new “hellos”. There are two precious little girls who have become a part of the Baan Choo Jai family. Please allow us […] Read more...

The Wall Is Finished!

By Ericka

Dec 17

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We spent the last two weeks of November in Thailand at The Refuge (our home for refugee kids from Burma), and Baan Choo Jai (our Girls’ Home in Northern Thailand). It was so great to be back with the children, and extremely exciting to see that the wall around the Girls’ Home is finally FINISHED! […] Read more...

We’re headed to Thailand!

By Ericka

Nov 09

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A few months ago, our House Mom in Thailand (Rapee) shared with us the wonderful news that she and the Groundskeeper (Rit Ti Ded) were engaged to be married! They have been so excited about their upcoming November wedding. She and the girls have been begging us to come to the wedding, but we knew we didn’t […] Read more...

The Great Wall of. . . Thailand!

By Ericka

Aug 25

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If you follow us regularly, then you know about our Girls Home in Thailand, Baan Choo Jai (The Helping Hearts Home). Over the past 4 years, we’ve fundraised to buy land and a home, renovate the house, establish sustainability projects, and rescue 8 precious little girls out of some dangerous situations. All of these girls were […] Read more...

Update from Thailand: Emergency Surgery for one of our girls!

By Ericka

May 05

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We got a disturbing phone call in the middle of the night last week, all the way from Thailand. Ganjana, our youngest girl at Baan Choo Jai (our Thailand Girls’ Home) had been admitted to the hospital. We were very worried. After 3 days of testing and a lot of pain, the doctors finally realized […] Read more...

This #GivingTuesday help us #ProtectOurGirls!

By Ericka

Dec 02

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#ProtectOurGirls from The Sound of Hope on Vimeo. Every day at The Sound of Hope, we work to bring rescue, protection, and holistic care to orphans and vulnerable children around the world. In 2011, we began an important project in Northern Thailand that is now called Baan Choo Jai (The Helping Hearts Home). Over the […] Read more...

Asia Trip Wrap-Up

By Ericka

Nov 30

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We had an amazing time this Fall visiting all of our Children’s Homes in Asia! We traveled to 3 countries, 9 cities, and 5 Children’s Homes in 47 days. Whew! Just in case you missed part of our trip – here’s a full wrap up of our time in Thailand, Burma, and India! Asia Trip Wrap-Up […] Read more...

Goodbye (for now) to our sweet girls!

By Ericka

Oct 23

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Our hearts have been rung out today. It was our last day with our Thai girls at Baan Choo Jai, and we have felt every single emotion in a 15 hour time span. We love all of the kids we care for – but this Children’s Home is the only one we’ve ever started from the […] Read more...

Thailand Girls’ Home – Children’s Library

By Ericka

Oct 20

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Our 2nd Children’s Library is up and running at Baan Choo Jai (“Helping Hearts Home” – our Girls Home in Thailand)! When we arrived at this home, the House Mom told us there wasn’t even one children’s book in the entire house. Just wait until you see the girls faces when we showed them their […] Read more...

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