Missions In Thailand

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สวัสดี  “Hello in the Thai language!”
Pronunciation swat-e-ka
Ry & I have been here at SHE ministry two weeks now. We want to fill you in on how we are being used here & about the ministry.
The founders of SHE left just a few days after our arrival. They are in there home country for a month to support rase for future building projects as the ministry is growing! So Ry & I jumped right in to fill in areas of need. This really showed me just how perfect Gods timing is to our arrival!
Ry is overseeing the maintenance & landscaping of the ministry base. Leading teams that come in to volunteer on what needs to be done around the property. I know this is a blessing to SHE because Ry is one of very few men volunteers that is capable & with experience. Ry is also building & fixing many things that go wrong with what little tools he has to work with. This is a challenge but in the future will make him even more creative than what he is!
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Ry Building a desk for the office.
I (Tiff) am helping with the interns. Most days teaching English. As well as helping out & working along side the Thai woman in the sewing room. This is to show them that we are at the same level & opens doors to build relationships. We also teach the sewing room ladies English. We are praying this opens many door to share Jesus!
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Teaching English to the Thai sewing staff.
SHE stands for Self Help & Empowerment.
It is a Christian non profit organization that has a heart to empower Thai woman. There is a ministry base set up to build relationship with woman working on Bangla Rd. & give them an opportunity to learn life skills like sewing along with English to give them a opportunity to have a future in another profession other than working in the Red Light District.
This ministry has been here in Thailand for 8 years. There are teams that go into Red Light District. Called “Bangla Rd.” in Patong on the island of Puket.
They build relationships with people that work there & this opens the door for us to offer them English class.
Once they come to English class we continue to build a relationship with them teaching them English. & offering to take them out to eat or for coffee after English class to pour into them.
Once a relationship is built we offer them a “way out.” Although that door is always open to offer them a way out most of the time it takes trust for them to accept what you are saying.
At SHE there is a sewing room filled with Thai woman whom we also teach English too. They work for a salary & it’s a safe environment of encouragement. SHE’s goal isn’t to have people working for them long term but for this to be a opportunity for Thai woman to become educated for a future better job & most of all share the Love of Christ to them!!!
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