The Burmese Learning Center in Kuraburi hosts migrant children from the surrounding area, with most of them living at Kuraburi Pier. Each year bring new faces and stories to the Center’s ever growing family. The Center is the only hope for these children to obtain a proper education.
Students at the Burmese Learning Center:
Noy Yar has lived in Thailand for only three months. His father left Myanmar after working as a fisherman and moved his family to find better work. Now they live at one of the ice factories in Kuraburi. Noy Yar takes the school truck to arrive at school each day. He likes learning English and believes it can give him a better future. His love of school has him interested in becoming a teacher.
Noy Yar takes the school truck to school every day. He likes to learn English because he believes it can give him a better future. He enjoys attending school and is interested in becoming a teacher when he grows up.
Khin Myat Mon is seven years old and has been in Thailand for only one month. She is one of seven children in her family. Her father is a fisherman and her mother stays at home to raise their children near Kuraburi Pier. Two of her siblings also go to the Burmese Learning Center. She would like to be a teacher in the future.
Zin Lett Hein is 13 years old and has lived in Thailand for three years. His father works at an ice factory in Kuraburi to support his family of nine children. Zin likes to study English and Thai languages in school and hopes to be fluent in three languages. He would like to be a police officer in the future.
Zin likes to study English and Thai languages in school and hopes to be fluent in three languages. He would like to be a police officer in the future.