Family Leisen returns to the CPDC

Around midday our volunteer picked up the Leisens at their hotel to take them to our Child Protection and Development Center. In fact that they don’t like to come empty handed, Heike and Lothar Leisen prepared lots of little gifts from Germany for the children. Together with the volunteers, they forwarded them to every child and just enjoyed seeing…

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The CPDC visits Disney on Ice, 25th March 2013

Staff, children and volunteers were all up bright and early, ready for their big adventure, which began with a bus ride to Bangkok.  The long journey passed quickly with the aid of movies and a snack—as well as the growing anticipation of knowing we would soon be seeing the Disney characters coming to life as they danced on the…

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Awesome Shai Davis Tournament at Planet Football

It is not a secret that young people, especially boys, very much enjoy challenging each other in team sports. The children from the CPDC are no different and so we were very happy that the football team from our Center was given the chance  to play against children from other welfare facilities in Pattaya at the Planet football soccer…

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Young Australians Forging Friendships in Thailand

Girton Grammar has a long history of multicultural integration, hosting students from Japan, Ireland and France and promoting a school culture that celebrates diversity and encourages opportunities for interaction with schools globally.   As part of their travels, the Girton students, accompanied by two teachers, spent time at the Pattaya Orphanage and also at the CPDC. They chose to…

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Farewell party for the Austrian Ambassador

On the special occasion of the farewell of the Austrian ambassador the CPDC hosted a party to express our gratitude for his longstanding help. The celebration was also joined by a group of children of the orphanage Baan Jing Jai. The honored guests were warmly welcomed by the children, and the staff of our center who not only presented…

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Father Ray’s 10th Anniversary

To honour this very special occasion Mrs. Sharron Purtell, Fr. Ray’s only sister, (accompanied by her daughter Amy), travelled from North America to Pattaya to visit the many projects founded by Father Ray.   To begin proceedings we gathered for a simple ceremony in front of Fr Ray’s statue. This was attended by Khun Sharron and Amy along with…

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U.S. Navy visits the CPDC

After a guided tour through the CPDC compound they took the opportunity to get to know the children. The children performed a dance and the Navy thanked them by giving the children candy they had brought with them. Everybody had a lot of fun while playing basketball, volleyball and soccer. Music, karaoke, the laughter of the children and the…

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The Pattaya Orphanage and the Team of HHNFT welcomes his Excellency the French Ambassador

Proud and honored by their visit the children and staff members presented gifts. Fr. Michael Weera Phangrak (Director Pattaya Orphanage), Radchada Chomjinda (Director HHN Foundation Thailand), Ewald Dietrich (President of HHN Foundation Germany) Mr. Gilbert Pelissier and Hean Gral showed the diplomatic team the compound and they talked about the development of the projects and future goals. One subject…

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