Pre-School Kids

Sponsor a child and send him/her to school!

Hand to Hand provides education free of charge to families but this program costs a lot of money to run. Your sponsorship would provide for all the child’s books, food, clothing, medical and classroom resources for the entire year.

Scroll down to see the chidren and read their stories. If you would like to sponsor a child please contact us. Provide the name of the child that you would like to sponsor and we will be in contact with you as soon as possible. If you sponsor a child from Hand to Hand we can give you an official receipt for your contributions. In addition to this you will receive updates and photos of your child twice a year. If you wish to do so, you may correspond with the child with the help of our translators.

Pre-school costs
9000 baht per year   (all grades)

this includes uniform, books, food, medical and classroom resources


Our Pre-School Kids

Below is a list of the kids that are currently attending the Hand to Hand Pre-School.


 

Name: A-Thai
Gender:
Male
My birthday is 1 September, 2015 
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Athai lives in a rent room with his father, mother and sister who studies at Hand to Hand preschool.
  • His dad works in a hotel.
  • The reason his parents want their children to be at Hand to Hand is because both of them have to work and they cannot leave him with their drug addicted aunt.

Name: Bass
Gender:
Male
My birthday is
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Bass lives with his father in a construction camp.
  • The mother has left the family and they have no contact with her.
  • His father is a construction worker.

Name: Bebe
Gender:
 Female
My birthday is 27 November 2015
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • BB has moved to live with a family on a farm in north Thailand.
  • We are still trying to find a family for BB. If we are unable to find one she will have to go to a government orphanage.

Name: Captain
Gender:
Male
My birthday is 14 December, 2012.
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Captain lives with his grandmother and his sister who is one year older.  Approximately 13 people live in one house.
  • Captain’s aunt and uncle give some financial help when possible.
  • Captain is a very good student.

 


Name:  Chokchai
Gender:
Male
My birthday is 8 February, 2012.
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Chokchai lives with his mother, father and two older brothers. The family have constructed a small temporary shelter to live in.
  • Chokchai’s father delivers ice and his mother sometimes helps selling vegetables.
  • The family income is very small.

 


Name:  Diamond
Gender:
Male
My birthday is 8 June 2014.
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Diamond lives with his mother, grandma, auntie and younger brother.
  • The family has just moved from Bangkok from Pattaya.
  • His father has just left the family – the reason why they moved to Pattaya.
  • His mother hasn’t got a job yet but helps grandma to sell Thai desserts in the hospital.

Name:  Iphone
Gender:
Male
My birthday is 6 November 2014.
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Iphone lives with his father and mother.
  • His mother and father both work at 7/11. They do shifts and this may mean one of them working overnight.
  • He came to the pre-school at Hand to Hand because no one was looking after him during the day.
  • Iphone is a good student. He’s a quiet boy and works slowly.

 

Name:  Kanchana
Gender: Male
My birthday is 24  April 2014.
School: Hand to Hand Pre-school

  • Kanchana lives with her parents, younger sister and cousin. The family are from Burma.
  • Kanchana is a happy, cooperative student.
  • She has settled well at Hand to Hand and is learning to speak Thai.

 

Name: Kongkwan
My birthday is 26  February, 2014
Gender: 
Female

School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Kongkwan has a 9 year old brother but he lives with grandma.
  • Her mother works in Tamar Centre.
  • Her parents are separated and they receive no support from the father.

 

Name: Kren
My birthday is 26  February, 2014
Gender: M
ale

School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Kren lives with his father, mother and younger brother.
  • His father no longer works but is looking for a job.
  • His mother works for Tamar centre in the hairdressing salon on Soi 6.
  • He’s a quiet boy but still has friends.

 

Name: Kushi
My birthday is 20 May 2012
Gender:
Female

School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Kushi lives with her Aunt and Uncle and 2 cousins.
  • Her mother and  father are both dead.
  • She has an older brother but he lives in Burma.
  • She’s a bright student in class and always eager to do her work.

Name: Lookkaew
Gender: Female
My birthday is in 21 February, 2013
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Kew lives with her mother and father.
  • Kew’s mother and father sell second hand clothes at the night market.
  • The family rent a room in Pattaya.
  • Their income is very small.

Name: Minnie
Gender: Female
My birthday is 28 August, 2012
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Minnie is living with her mother. She has 2 brothers from a different father who live with their grandmother.
  • Minnie’s mom does laundry as her job.
  • However, her mother has mental issues and cannot take care of Minnie properly.
  • Her dad does not contact nor give any financial support.

Name: Mony
Gender: Male
My birthday is in 12 January 2012
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Mony lives with his father, mother and twin brother.
  • Parents are refugees therefore they cannot work by Thai law. The family cannot earn any income.
  • The family is supported by the United Nations.
  • Mony’s family are Christians and help with local missions.
  • Mony is an identical twin and he is the less confident of the two.

Name: Nada
Gender: Female
My birthday is  30 March, 2016
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Nada lives with her mother, grandmother, sister and a disabled brother.
  • Her father is in prison in Trat for dealing with drugs.
  • The family lives on the mother’s salary of organizing products only.
  • Her grandmother does not work because she has to take care of Nada’s disabled brother.

Name: Namfon
Gender: Female
My birthday is in 23 July, 2012
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Namfon lives with her mother, 7 year-old sister and grandmother in a rent room.
  • Her mother and grandmother sell fruits.
  • Namfon’s dad left the family when Namfon was one year old and does not give any financial help. He now lives with his new wife in Pattaya.

Name: Namwaan
Gender:
Female
My birthday is 10 May 2013
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Namwan’s father works as a motorcycle taxi driver.
  • Her mother is not working, due to raising a baby brother at home.
  • Namwan finds it difficult to make friends as she is a quiet child.

Name: Napdow
Gender:
Female
My birthday is 4 September 2014
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Nabdow lives with her mother, grandmother, older brother who is disabled and  younger sister.
  • Nabdow’s father is in prison in Pattaya.
  • Nabdow’s mother sells clothes at the market.
  • Nubdow is a quiet student.
  • She works hard in class and tries to finish all of the work set.

Name: Noah
Gender:
Male
My birthday is 21 January 2016
School: Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Noah is now living with a family on a farm in north Thailand.
  • Hand to Hand are still waiting for his mum to decide whether she wants to take Noah back, or not.
  • She has been given 3 months to decide.

Name: Pang
Gender: Female
My birthday is 03 November 2012
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Pang lives with her Father and Mother
  • Pang’s mother stays at home to care for younger sibling
  • Pang’s father works. He drives a construction truck.
  • The family moved into Pattaya recently from a distant village
  • Pang is a quiet student.
  • She has moved to the second class and always tries hard.

 

 

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Name: Pek
Gender:
Male
My birthday is 14 April, 2013.
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Pek lives with his parents and younger sister in a rented room.
  • His father works filling and delivering gas bottles to homes.
  • Family income is small.
  • When he first started at Hand to Hand he was shy to sing, but he now enjoys these activities confidently.

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Name: Poch
Gender:
Male
My birthday is 11 November, 2014.
School: Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Poch lives with his father, mother and a 10-year old brother.
  • His father is currently unemployed and his mother is a maid at Momento Hotel.

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Name: Preem
Gender:
Female
My birthday is 22 September, 2012.
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Preem lives with her mother, older sister and younger brother.
  • Her father recently left the family to live with another woman taking all of the family possessions.
  • Hand to hand has assisted them in obtaining essential furnishings and food.
  • Pream likes school and loves to study.

Name: Raam
Gender: Male
My Birthday is 19 August, 2012.
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Raam lives with his parents and his older sister. His family is from Myanmar.
  • His father works in a clothing shop.
  • Family income is small.
  • Raam is a good student and he has just moved to the bilingual classroom upstairs.

Name: Sandy/Saendee
Gender: Female
My Birthday is 4 September 2015
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Sandy lives with her mother and father.
  • Her father has a motor bike taxi. He also sells flowers for special Buddhist days.
  • Her mother also sells flowers.
  • They rent a small room about 5 minutes from Hand2Hand.
  • Sandy used to live with her grandma in the countryside but she had to find work. This meant Sandy had to move to live with her parents.
  • As both parents work during the day there was no one to look after Sandy.

Name: Singto
Gender: Male
My Birthday is 08 August 2012
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • Singto lives with his grandmother and father.
  • He has been attending Hand to Hand pre school for 1 year.
  • His grandmother works at a small chicken stand and does not earn much money.
  • His mum has not been in his life for many years and we do not know where she is.
  • They live in 1 small rented room.
  • He is a very quiet and shy child who is developing more confidence.
  • He is in our most advanced KG class.

Name: Sony
Gender: Male
My birthday is 12 June 2013
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Sony is from Pakistan.
  • The family is supported by the United Nations.
  • He lives in Pattaya with his family.
  • Sony has a twin brother called Mony.

Name: Toto
Gender: Male
My birthday is 22 January, 2014
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family situation:

  • Toto’s mother sells second hand clothes at the market.
  • Toto’s father an Egyptian. He is not working right now. He used to run a business but cheated to bankruptcy. Because of visa, he has to fly back and forth to Egypt every 3 months.
  • His mother wants him to come to Hand to Hand because she wants him to have friends and knowledge.

 

Name: Wa Wa
Gender: Female
My Birthday is 1 December 2014.
School:
Hand to Hand Pre-school
Family Situation:

  • WaWa lives with her father, mother and older brother.
  • Both her parents do Thai massage.
  • If there are few tourists WaWa’s father also does construction work to supplement their income.