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November 22, 2019

A second chance at a better life through Compassion Homes

The rumble of thunder from a distance is a sound familiar to Mrs. Ty and her family. In Vietnam’s Phu Yen district, where they lived for years, it rains up…
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Stories from the Field
November 22, 2019

A Mother Dreams for her Family

In the rural village of Takdad in Xayaboury province, Laos, Mrs. Pu joined the community’s women’s organization to find ways to provide for her family and keep them healthy. She…
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August 28, 2019

Meet the Interns

JACK BESNOY I was given the opportunity this summer to intern with Trive Networks in their Vientiane office in Laos. The goal of our project was to provide water services…
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Thrive Connects
August 26, 2019

Happy School Days

Many of our childhood recollections are undoubtedly tied to the time we’ve spent in school. Every day, we look forward to our favorite subjects, making new friends, and taking part…
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Stories from the FieldThrive Connects
August 26, 2019

Why I wash my hands: Thu’s story of overcoming illness and helping others stay healthy

Bright-eyed and energetic, ten-year-old Bui Thi Thu was a friend to all at the Xuan Phong Primary school in Hao Binh province, Vietnam. She could be found either studying on…
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Program FeatureThrive Connects
August 26, 2019

Raising healthy kids: Thrive’s school sanitation and hygiene programs

Absence rates and risk of diarrhea and other diseases are lower when pre-primary and primary school kids can conveniently access handwashing and sanitation facilities. Children’s memory, attention, and general cognitive…
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In FocusThrive Connects
August 26, 2019

Lessons in WASH That Make the Grade In Schools

by Belinda Abraham Back to school is an exciting time for children all over the world. Ideally, following a long summer break, children have an opportunity to get new uniforms,…
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Stories from the FieldThrive Connects
August 2, 2019

Wonder Woman: how heart and hard work transforms a village’s health

Nestled in the rocky mountains of Thanh Hoa Province, northern Vietnam, is the village of Cam Choung 2. The area is peaceful. Quaint wooden houses dot the landscape, with trees…
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