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January 26, 2018

What a fantastic start to the new year for the children of Prakkasamai and Mahawong Preschools.  Both schools were treated to a visit from Clown Chang, who put on a fantastic magic show and gave out balloons fashioned into all sorts of animals and objects.

The SILC ladi...

December 1, 2017

HoHoHo, Christmas arrived early at Mahawong Preschool.  Lots of lovely SILC ladies turned up this morning to help pack gift bags with much needed new underwear and toothbrushes, which were given out by our 2 lovely Santa's, Marianne & Shirley. The children also had a t...

October 8, 2017

For many years now SILC Welfare ladies Kay and Marianne have visited the Klong Toey Slums every two weeks to distribute oil, rice, tinned fish and a few other basics to those really in need.  This project was in conjunction with Sister Joan who knew exactly who was in...

September 18, 2017

September was once again Healthy Teeth month as we attended the preschools along with our volunteering dentists for a combined craft activity and teeth check-up.  Our annual campaign is starting to take effect - the dentists noticed a marked improvement in the children...

June 5, 2017

Around 30 caring ladies descended on Chris's house on Monday for the annual Welfare lunch, to celebrate the year's work and say a fond farewell to those leaving Thailand this summer.  

With plates of delicious food in hand, the table was soon groaning under delicious sa...

March 25, 2016

Remember back in November when we ate, drank and partied hard at Centara Watergate sky bar to raise money for BBCSG Chemo Pump appeal?  Topped up with SILC Welfare funds, we managed to raise the full 50,000 THB and in March we were invited to Chula Hospital’s Queen Sir...

December 9, 2015

We have had two lovely mornings with the preschool children at Prakkasamai and Mahawong.

Each child got to make a crafty Santa face before getting a cuddle and a gift from Santa Claus.

Merry Christmas everyone!

June 20, 2015

Dental care and hygiene is such a regular habit and part of our daily lives, and one that we naturally inculcate in our children too. However, for the kids at Mahawong and Prakkasamai, teaching the importance of healthy teeth and daily brushing is vital to their well-b...

May 5, 2015

May 2014 saw our biggest ever fundraising achievement 

Silc raised an enormous 1 million baht!  This meant that every child and their carer were able to go on the much needed and appreciated CCD Rainbow Friendship Camp in May 2015 with the extra money raised being used...

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