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Congratulations Graduates!

By Ericka

Mar 31

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It’s been a big month at The Sound of Hope as we celebrated some important graduations! Our kids are growing up, and three of them have passed major milestones this March. Last week two of our kids from Burma graduated high school. With many schools burned down or closed in Burma, and very few quality educational opportunities for tribal […] Read more...

Christmas Around The World!

By Ericka

Jan 24

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We want to say a huge THANK YOU to each and every one of you who donated to the Christmas needs we shared for the children in our care. Thanks to you, all of our kiddos in Thailand, Burma, Swaziland and India had a wonderful Christmas this year! Our house parents in each home emailed […] Read more...

Give the gift of Christmas to children in need!

By Ericka

Nov 27

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We’re posting from Thailand today, where we’ve had an incredible 2 weeks with our sweet kids here! We can’t wait to share some photos and videos on our blog soon – but after hearing first hand what the children want for Christmas, we wanted to make sure to share this blog ASAP!  We hope you […] Read more...

Thank you “Project for Awesome”!

By Ericka

Jul 28

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Today we have some fantastic news to share! You may remember the video competition we entered back in December called “Project For Awesome“. So many of our friends, donors, and supporters helped us out by voting – as well as tweeting and posting our link to encourage their friends to vote too! It was our […] 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...

The Refuge – Fun Day!

By Ericka

Oct 13

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On our last day at The Refuge Children’s Home, we decided to have a “Fun Day” with the kids. These children have had such difficult lives, and we just wanted to do something special for them. Thanks to donations from our generous donors, we were able to make a great memory with our boys and […] Read more...

Sustainability Projects at The Refuge

By Ericka

Oct 12

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We knew our partners had some great sustainability projects at this Children’s Home – but we were blown away when we actually got to see them in person! The house parents at The Refuge are using every square foot of their small piece of property to make this home as sustainable as possible, and they’re […] Read more...

The Refuge – Children’s Library

By Ericka

Oct 08

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Three years ago we brought a handful of books to this Children’s Home, and I watched in awe as a whole crew of kids circled around to see them. I will never forget the little girl that came to me a few moments later, hugging a Photo Atlas Book of the world, and told me, […] Read more...

Hello from Mae Sot!

By Ericka

Oct 07

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After traveling for most of the last week (2 trips by car and 4 flights around the world), we are finally in Mae Sot, Thailand! We filmed our first video at sunset on the rooftop of an abandoned building in this bordertown. The view over Thailand and Burma from this spot was breathtaking! Check it […] Read more...

We’re going overseas!!!

By Ericka

Sep 08

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Though we try to visit each of our partnerships annually, it’s been more than 2 years since we’ve been able to travel to our Children’s Homes overseas. We’ve been “stuck” in the US – partly due to a lack of travel funding, and partly because (on a personal note) we’ve been working on stacks and […] Read more...

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