Welcome to Kwah Dao

Enhancing The Lives of Disenfranchised, Stateless Children.

Kwah Dao (the Burmese Refugee Project) is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization seeking to empower vulnerable communities in northern Thailand with the education and support necessary to improve their current situations and enhance their future opportunities.



The New Year is off to a great start!

March 29, 2019

2019 began really well! An unexpected donation made at the beginning of the year will enable us  to purchase a long-needed new truck for the school. It will allow us …

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4 reasons why learning English is important for our students.

August 14, 2018

Learning English is so important to the future of our Kwah Dao students. English speaking is fundamental to their pursuit of education, future careers and their inclusion within society. Education …

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Where Your Dollars Go

August 10, 2018

You may have wondered where your money actually goes, when you make a donation to Kwah Dao… If you’ve visited one of our open days, you’ll have seen that we …

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Stateless and stuck: where do people with no country go?

August 4, 2018

At least 10 million people globally are stateless – they don’t belong anywhere. A third of which are children. So where do they go? Thai cave rescue: A backstory of …

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Volunteering vs Voluntourism: Whose life am I really changing?

June 21, 2018

So you’re passing through Pai on your gap year in South-East-Asia and hear about Kwah Dao. You’ve always wanted to work with children, and volunteering to teach English would be …

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Join our campaign and help stateless children. Donate today.

June 11, 2018

Donate to our GoFundMe campaign, and help us to equip stateless and vulnerable children with the education and support necessary to improve their lives. What is Stateless? When we are …

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Access to education is fundamental to positive world change and development.

June 9, 2018

Through education, we gain knowledge, learn new skills, and continue to build on them. Every time we learn, we get better. When we get better, we present ourselves with new …

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Non-Profit Volunteering Opportunities at Kwah Dao

June 3, 2018

We currently have multiple volunteering positions available with Kwah Dao. We are hoping to fill these openings with inspiring, driven and creative thinkers, who will share our vision for an …

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Congratulations Moa! Kwah Dao Student Graduates from University.

May 27, 2018

Join us, as we congratulate one of our hard-working and brilliant students: Moa, upon her graduation from university. Moa has been a part of the Kwah Dao Organization since it …

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kwah dao students having fun

The life of a Pai volunteer

May 27, 2018

Volunteers at Kwah Dao have the opportunity to experience Pai in a positive and unique way. Pai captures the hearts of many people who visit: but there’s nothing quite like …

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