Welcome to the Youth Connect Foundation

Training, skills and opportunities for migrant youth

Calls for PBG Hospitality Training Application 2016!
May 16, 2016
The Picturebook Guesthouse is providing its PBG hospitality training course from June-December 2016. The training programme consists of communicative English,…
YCF Transitions Apprenticeship Session 1 (2015-2016)
January 28, 2016
Currently, 29 students are in their fourth week of their 3 month apprenticeships at local businesses in Mae Sot. In…
YCF Transitions Intensive Training Graduation 2015
January 11, 2016
The Intensive Training Cycle 2 of 2015 successfully completed their studies in December 2015. All the students took both Thai…
A special thanks to our Chiang Mai University Interns!
June 19, 2015
It’s time to say goodbye to Tak, Louk-pla, and Ing, Interns from Sociology and Anthropology Department, Chiang Mai University. We…
Thank you to Former YCF Director Mickey Goggin!
June 4, 2015
A big thank you from YCF and the PBG Hospitality Training Program to Former YCF Director Mickey Goggin. Mickey just…
PBG Hospitality Training Program Cycle 2, 2015
June 3, 2015
On June 2nd-3rd, the latest Picturebook Guesthouse Hospitality Training Program held orientation sessions with the 6 new students in the…
Migrant news
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Migrant verification program begins but most risk being frozen out
Date: July 23, 2015
As reported in The Myanmar Times, new migrations efforts are underway to...
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Migrant deadline passes in Thailand
Date: July 1, 2015
More than 100,000 Cambodian workers in Thailand could face arrest and...
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Deadline extended for verification of foreign migrant workers
Date: March 24, 2015
The Labour Ministry has decided to extend the deadline for migrant...
Our donors

We are proud to be supported by Child's Dream Foundation.

Stay at the Picturebook

Visiting Mae Sot? Why not stay at the Picturebook Guesthouse, our award-winning social enterprise. As well as an employment hub for students finishing their training, the guesthouse also acts as a training site for upcoming apprentices in the hospitality industry.

Visit the Picturebook

Volunteer with us

Youth Connect Foundation is always happy to welcome skilled volunteers to our team. Volunteers can get involved with Youth Connect Foundation in a number of ways, from teaching to leading skills courses to admin support.

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Contact us

10/24 ถนนสมัครสรรพการ อำเภอแม่สอด จังหวัดตาก 63110

10/24 Samaksapphakarn Road, Maesot, Tak 63110

Phone: 088 278 1834

youthconnect.office@gmail.com