protected from the rain

Monsoon rains can be harsh One of the large classrooms at BanYa has a roll-up metal garage door. The door needs to be …

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Island Curtains for BanYa

It started off as a simple request from Sister Sandar….’could you help make some simple curtains for the school.’ We need to …

Shoes

if the shoe fits…

Volunteers fit students with new shoes Thanks again to the Grumpy Old Men’s Society (GOMS), all the children at Banya Learning Center were …

School Supplies

classroom supplies

Small donations can make big impact Sitting with Sister Sandar, during the installation of the beautiful new draperies provided by Island Curtains, …

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Old fabric gets new practical and fun life We are grateful for the fabrics, beads, and other sewing supplies we receive through …

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GOMS give

Uniforms for the 63 children attending Ban Ya Learning Center We are grateful for the donation of new school uniforms for the …

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Giving back

Home for Hope gives to children @ BanYa Over the past several months, a handful of young pregnant women have been practicing …

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Mentoring from PIA Students

Students from PIA help raise funds for fun! Students attending Phuket International Academy (PIA) with the guidance of Teacher James Forsythe have …

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New book bags for children

Creative & Practical Uses of Fabrics There is a constant turnover at the Blue House; as the young ladies deliver their babies …

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New retail shop space

Crafts & 2nd Hand Shop Move Not to be outdone by the St. Euphrasia Learning Center move, our Good Shepherd retail space …

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A New Home for Talang Area Children On Monday, June 2nd, 60 children are welcomed at the new St. Euphrasia Learning Center. This new …

Retail Shops

THE GOOD SHEPHERD SECOND HAND SHOP Please drop off your old clothing, household effects, toys, books and whatever can be sold to …

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Happy Songkran Day

No matter how you say it….. สุขสันต์วันสงกรานต์ suk san wan songkran Happy Songkran Day

Fabric diapers and baby shirts

Sewing for my baby

Young Women Sewing for Babies At the Home for Hope – Blue House, young ladies are given a safe and clean environment …

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Making use of scraps

Making Fabric Balls One of the fun things about having a great supply of remnant fabrics…finding a useful way to make toys …

New computer room thanks to PCs4Kids

a morning @ Bang Jo

Update from Bang Jo Learning Center … supporting 52 young minds Last week, the Polio Plus Team had just finished vaccinating the …

Home for Hope (Topland) gets a visit from the Bangkok based Sisters

Update from Sister Euphrasia

Phuket Projects Sometimes it just nice to see a quick summary of the projects that are supported by the good sisters and …

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Crafts Center takes shape

Seeds of Change Crafts Center Thanks to the funds raised by the Phuket Mulligans and the donated time from a few of …

Phuket Mulligans support Good Shepherd with golf tournament

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Golfers Reunion benefit the needy The 15th Phuket Mulligan Annual Reunion was held on Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Blue Canyon Country Club. Playing …

Newsletters

Current & Past Editions of the Good Shepherd Phuket Newsletters: 2014 – JULY 2014 – JUNE 2014 – APRIL 2014 – MARCH 2014 …

Thanks again to Jade and Martin and the entire staff of the Taste Restaurant in Surin. The 3rd annual dinner event raised more than 300,000 baht which was donated to the new school … The Good … → November 10, 2013

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TGS Select A new concept in The Good Shepherd Thrift Store, TGS Select features both women’s and men’s clothes and shoes specially selected for their quality, superb condition and fashion. Priced at a 100 Baht each, … → November 4, 2013

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SOC Bags and more

Seeds of Change (SOC) Craft Center Although the girls at Blue House (Home for Hope) change frequently, they seem to have a …

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Students Help @ Bang Jo Center

Young Japanese Students Make a Difference Yokohama International School is located in the city of Yokohama in the eastern part of Japan. …

Children from Bang Jo Learning Center @ Splash Jungle

A fun day at Splash Jungle Mary Doerflein and the Prince of Songkla University have been so very generous to sponsor a trip to Splash Jungle that was held on 14th August 2013 for the children from … → October 9, 2013

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You can help!

As the completion of The Good Shepherd School nears, funds are still needed to help equip the classrooms and operate the facility. …

the NEW school

With great anticipation, the new school nears completion The Good Shepherd School will soon open. Located near the Rassada Pier, the school …

The sewing room .... now with another small folding table, 3 machines, and ironing board.

Sewing more seeds…

It’s been since January 2013 that the SO ‘n SO Gal Pals got involved with Sister Sandar to help teach young pregnant …

Sewing Seeds …

Seeds of Change Crafts Center With great excitement, Sister Sandar and the residents of the Blue House – Home for Hope were …

Thank you JAGOTA BROTHERS for our new school uniforms!

Perfect Fit for Bang Jo

The students of the Bang Jo Learning Center each received new uniforms this past month, thanks to the generous donations from the …

The 'producers' at the Blue House

Factory supports Crafts Center

      Thanks to Underwood Art Factory and the supporting artists, many Phuket residents and visitors enjoyed a delightful evening with …

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Update | US Navy @ Bang Jo

USS Nimitz gets Bang Jo Learning Center ‘ship shape’ USS Nimitz, one of the world’s largest warships, dropped anchor off the Deep Sea …

A unique and colorful collection of handmade greeting cards now available at the shop in Laguna.

Update | Retail Shop

What a difference! Great progress can be seen at The Good Shepherd Shop located in the back of the lovely Plaza del …

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Products

Our product selection at The Good Shepherd Shop changes frequently. All of the handicrafts come from producers in Thailand, including Phuket. We …

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Accused of a crime she did not commit, it took Sarindhorn Mativachranon, the author, 14 years to exonerate herself from the injustice exerted …

Shop on Saturdays

The Good Shepherd Shop is open each week on Saturday  | 9AM to NOON Located at the Plaza Del Mar, Laguna (in Cherngtalay behind BAKE) …

Shop on Wednesdays

The Good Shepherd Shop is open each week on Wednesday | 10AM to NOON             Located at the Plaza …

QSI Fun Run

    Special thanks to QSI International School of Phuket and to the Rotary Club of Patong for sponsoring the children of Bang Jo Learning Center. They were treated to a fun day of activites at … → March 25, 2013

The Good Shepherd Phuket Vocational Training Centre in Patong.

Each of our projects can use your support. Here’s a brief list…the project ‘wishlist’ for each of our efforts here in Phuket: Bang Jo Learning Center  – Uniforms for students (ages 5 to 12, boys & girls) … → March 22, 2013

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Human Trafficking

The Good Shepherd Center looks to empower Migrant Women and Children in Phuket against Human Trafficking, by, Providing temporary shelter, counseling, training on awareness and related laws, vocational training and legal advocacy.

In 2011-2012 through fundraising such as Six Of The Best hosted by Paresa, Stand Up Phuket, Taste Restaurant and many Independent Donors, enough money has been raised to … → February 14, 2013

Mobile Healthcare Clinic

We are proud to announce the Sisters of The Good Shepherd’s latest project of raising money for a mobile healthcare clinic.   …

Aung’s Story

We would like to say a huge thank you to Stephen and Marita Jones in honor of their son Stuart (9 yrs) …

Stand Up Phuket

7 men, 5 days, Stand Up Paddle! Amazing efforts by all involved raising money for the Good Shepherd School

With inspiration from the mining boom in the past. The Phuket  Indigo Pearl furnished by the atmosphere of a factory in Thailand, a hundred years before. The stunning landscape of the place perfectly. As a result of designing a … → April 10, 2012

Bunn’s Story

Khun Bunn From Nongkai is 32 years old and separated from her husband. She was supporting a son and a daughter by …

Daeng’s Story

Daeng is from North East of Thailand. She came to work in Phuket, and found a job in a Bar, in Bangla …

Macho’s Story

Macho is 31 years old Macho was born in Burma in a very modest village house made of wood, with no electricity …

HIV Mother

HIV Mother deliveries a healthy baby girl on the 12th March 2011 Modern drugs are highly effective at preventing HIV transmission during …