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YCF Staff Take a Trip to Mokfaisai Resort

YCF staff attended a staff retreat at Mokfaisai Resort near Tak on March 24-26th.  The staff did a variety of team building activities as well as personal goal setting and team strategic action plans for 2014.  The retreat was a lot of fun and staff returned to Mae Sot refreshed and better acquainted with both […]

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Transitions In-School Training Finished

Over 40 students finished the Transitions In-School Training at Kwik Kah Baung School, Knowledge Zone, and Boarding High School for Orphans and Helpless Youths (BHSOH) School during March 5-7, 2014.  The students are now applying to do our Intensive Training Program and our Apprenticeship Program.  Certificates were awarded to all the students who participated.  Congratulations students […]

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YCF Transitions Employment Team Recruiting New Students

From February 24-28, 2014, the Transitions Employment team visited the three In-School partner schools (Kwik Kah Baung, Knowledge Zone, and Boarding High School for Orphans and Helpless Youths) to give presentations about the upcoming Intensive Training Program at YCF.  After presenting to the students, interested students then filled out application forms for the program.  The […]

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Visit from Japanese Organizations to YCF

Mr. Sadaki Manabe, Ms. Yuka Maekawa, and Ms. Anchaya Chanakiat from Thai-Japan Education Development Foundation (TJEDF) in Chiang Mai as well as Mr. Seiki Nishiza from The Borderless Relief Association of Japan visited the Youth Connect Foundation office to learn more about our Transitions Program and the vocational training and apprenticeships YCF conducts with Mae […]

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Visit from Rotary Peace Center Fellows from Chulalongkorn University to YCF

22 Fellows from the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok visited Mae Sot and the Youth Connect Foundation office on February 4th.  The Fellows and there colleagues from Chulalongkorn University came to Mae Sot to visit the YCF office and our social enterprises.  They learned about the three phases of our Transitions Program (In-School […]

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Happy Graduation to our Latest Transitions Intensive Program Students!

On December 16, 2013 our latest group of 25 students celebrated their completion of the Intensive Program with a certificate award ceremony and special lunch at the Youth Connect Foundation office.  After a short break for the holidays, students will begin their apprenticeships with Mae Sot area businesses on January 6, 2014 and continue their […]

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Youth Connect In-School Training

    The Youth Connect Foundation In-School Program is currently working with three partner schools in the Mae Sot area:  Kwik Kaung Baw Migrant Learning Center, BHSOH Migrant Learning Center, and Knowledge Zone.  The 44 students participating in the program are learning Thai Language and Life Skills curriculum.  The program will continue into 2014 until […]

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Picturebook Guesthouse Apprentices (Pathways)

Pathways began its pilot program in May of this year by welcoming 9 very enthusiastic students. Recent graduates from high schools were told of a program beginning with Youth Connect that would give them the training tools they would need to find employment in the tourism industry. The students have a packed schedule during the […]

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