Ranong Community – Thailand

Burmese migrant studentsRanong is located in the southern region of Thailand.  The Marist community serves the Burmese migrants in this border town under the name of Marist Asia Foundation.Burmese migrant chd

Marist Asia Foundation has been working in Ranong since 2006, supporting migrants through ministries of education, healthcare and pastoral care.

 

Members of the Community:

Ranong Community 2016 - CopyFr Gil Casio SM (left) is from Surigao del Sur. Gil is working with the health team, which cares for Burmese migrants suffering from HIV-AIDS disease.

Fr Frank Bird SM (center) from New Zealand tutors young Burmese adults who are doing university studies, and coordinates fundraising.

Fr Kevin Medilo SM (right) is from Davao City. Kevin is Director of Marist Asia Foundation.

 

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Bishop Joseph Pratan and Fr Pat Devlin SM with members of the Ranong community.

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