Dr. Cynthia Maung rewarded a prize from South Korea

Jan. 17 | POSCO TJ Park Foundation (Community Development) in South Korea announced to reward 2015’s POSCO TJ Park to Dr. Cynthia Maung. In coming March, she has to go to South Korea and receive it. She has won about 20 awards including the one from Sidney Peace...

Pho Sisi

Jan. 17 | He’s an orphan from SAW and was born underweight. According to the doctors, it’s hard for him to survive without proper care. Dr. Terry from Mae Tao clinic was the one to deliver him. In the beginning of his school, the headmaster referred him to...

Lay Lay Wah’s 10 Finger Operation Completed

Jan. 4 | Lay Lay Wah is an orphan studying in 6th grade. Although all of her fingers are birth-defected, she’s a proud child. Ever since she started to go to school, she tried to write with her fingers the best she could and passed the examinations. Her finger...

After 15 years

Jan. 4 | Starting in 2000, Social Action For Women SAW was formed to help migrant women and children, living in the borders, in need; most of them were abandoned children, children with HIV or of HIV/AIDS patients, the victims of human trafficking or gender base...

Yankin Girl

Dec. 13 | On November 30 early in the morning, a baby was abandoned in a garbage dock and was found with injuries being bitten by ants and other insects. Everyone was shocked and disgusted the cruelty of her parents in doing so. Fortunately, a municipal worker...

Why Do We Need To Rebuild SAW Safe House (2)

Nov. 20 |     KHIN Khin was an abandoned baby who now lives at SAW. He wants to be a policeman and to use his salary to feed the children at SAW. When he grows up, he hopes to build a big house in which all of the children at SAW can stay together. When...

Let’s Make Room

Nov. 19 | Don’t miss out on your chance to double your donation at 10am (GMT) on Thursday 4th December, the launch of our #LetsMakeRoom campaign to build a new home for 92 children on the Thai-Burma border. Find out more: http://thaichildrenstrust.org.uk/the-big-give.aspx

Why Do We Need To Rebuild SAW Safe House (1)

Nov. 19 | REBUILDING SAW SAFE HOUSE The SAW Safe House is home to 92 Burmese children.  Thai Children’s Trust has supported its running costs since 2011.  The three-bedroomed house is filled well beyond its capacity, raising real worries about the children’s...

The story behind SAW

Nov. 18 | One woman’s fight for freedom and democracy Aye Aye Mar is the founder of SAW Safe House, the focus of our Let’s Make Room campaign. Here she tells the story of how SAW came into being and the problems the Safe House faces now. My name is Aye...

The Street School was shut down and its 15 students were arrested as abandoned children

Jun. 26 | On June 24, 2014, 15 children aging from 12 to 13 were arrested as abandoned children by police, near Rangoon train station. Twelve of them were released after the abbot Ashin Waiponla and his fellow Buddhist monk showed their legal documents and police’s...