Lanna Foundation Blog

Beyond Clean Water

Beyond Clean Water

Last year for #GivingTuesday, we invited you to join our mission and give the gift of life: WATER. The success of that campaign has created waves of impact over the past year – funding 10-12 water projects – even with the added obstacle of doing it all in the middle of a pandemic.

A Tapestry of Empowerment

A Tapestry of Empowerment

The Hands to Heart project empowers women by nurturing creativity, helping to preserve their ancestral weaving tradition, and creating sustainable income. The project provides workshops & trainings for artisans, sponsors micro-loans to launch their enterprises, and guarantees a market for the handi-crafts they produce.

Jami’s Story: Called to Serve

Jami’s Story: Called to Serve

Jami Fagundes is a Lanna Foundation Board Member. This is her story of how she became involved with the Foundation and why she continues to serve. In 2014 I started regularly attending the Well Community Church and a good friend from college who also started attending...

2021 Golf Classic Recap

2021 Golf Classic Recap

After cancelling our CBMC/Lanna Foundation Golf Classic last April in the wake of Covid-19, we were thrilled to finally reunite with so many of our friends and supporters at Fort Washington Golf Club on April 12th for our annual tournament.

2020 Newsletter & Impact Report

2020 Newsletter & Impact Report

Thanks to your support, the work in Thailand continued on for most of 2020. Although it was shut down for a few weeks as most of the world was, once the villages opened back up, Integrated Tribal Development Foundation was able to carry on the work of sustainable development.

PLANTING A SEED OF HOPE

PLANTING A SEED OF HOPE

TRIGGER WARNING: Please note. This blog contains images and descriptions of drug usage.

The Story of Suriporn

The Story of Suriporn

THIS IS MY STORY. MY STORY IS ONE OF MANY CHILDREN AND THEIR FAMILIES IN MY LAHU COMMUNITY LIVING BELOW POVERTY LEVEL IN THE HILL TRIBES OF NORTHERN THAILAND…

Bold Faith

Bold Faith

He called you here, He brought you here. Surely, He will bring you through this now. I prayed and I prayed for whatever was in His will be done. We went to the immigrations numerous times…

Against All Odds

Against All Odds

Pa Loi’s Story Story is taken from personal interviews with Becky Mann, Darlene Hanson and Debbie Tingley -Written by Debbie Tingley Pa Loi - February 2020 Darlene Hanson and Pa Loi in Ma Oh Jo, Thailand When you grow up in poverty, it becomes your norm. When you...

April 2020 Update

April 2020 Update

Sojourning… Dear Donors, The beginning of my journey was like old home week serving alongside some familiar faces and the Well Community Church Fresno team, in the Lah Hu hill tribe village of Huay Sai Luang.  For all of us, it was the first time to complete...

College Bound

College Bound

…Although they are so very excited to move on to higher education, their reality and fear is that they and their families will be navigating uncharted territories of…