Cultural exchange with local people on Koh Yao Noi, Phang Nga | Ground Asia

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Today GROUND would like to show you around Koh Yao Noi Community.
Participate in an activity-based program in the Muslim village of Koh Yao Noi. You will enjoy handicraft demonstrations, tasting authentic Southern Thai food in a pleasant atmosphere with your hosts.

Cocao Plantation in Can Tho, Phong Dien District Vietnam | GROUND Asia

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Cocoa garden in Phong Dien district, Can Tho city is one of the must-see destinations for visitors in Can Tho. It is famous not only for various kinds of Southern fruits and cocoa gardens but also for products made manually from cocoa.

Baan Bang Rong Community | GROUND Asia

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Baan Bang Rong Community is involved in managing community-based tourism in nine villages of Pa Klok sub-district where villagers make a living out of natural resources and local culture. They engage in artisanal fisheries and farming and host visitors for activities connected to the environment and culture.

Importance of learning English in Vietnam and teaching programs | GROUND Asia

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Nowadays, it’s not surprising if you visit an English class and see a Vietnamese four-year-old little girl crying and moaning “Mom” in the classroom. Vietnamese parents gradually tend to encourage their kids to learn English when they are just small. English, an international language, is considered a compulsory subject at school in Vietnam. So, why is learning English these days so crucial for children?

Ground Asia Collaborative Program for Healthier Indonesia | GROUND Asia

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One of GROUND Asia’s flagship programs in Indonesia is the health program. In this program, GROUND Asia develops deep collaboration with various stakeholders because we want to assure sustainability in our programs. GROUND Asia works with governments, health workers, and the community to carry out both curative and preventive activities related to health.

What to buy in Thailand | GROUND Asia

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As you are visiting Thailand, you might think about what souvenirs, gifts, and mementos you might want to take home with you. Whether you’re buying for friends, family members, or simply just for yourself, here are some ideas you might like.

How to practice social distancing | GROUND Asia

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Do you know that in Indonesia, we have been practicing social distancing for years? However, this routine has more to do with a belief and is intended to be a time for someone to purify themselves. The practice of self-distancing has occurred a long time ago, primarily done by Hindus. This practice is addressed as Nyepi.

Hiking in Knuckles National Park, Sri Lanka | GROUND Asia

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The Knuckles National Park is a lush green mountain range and rated one of the best places to hike in Sri Lanka. Located one hour outside Kandy, our groups have the opportunity to visit local villages and temples in the area before setting off on their hike.

The Five Stages of Service Learning | GROUND Asia

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Service-learning with students maximizes their capacity for growth and resilience. GROUND Asia encourages teachers to work with students individually to develop and deepen the student’s personal knowledge. We present at every stage of the service-learning process to support teachers and their students.

Floating Pearl Farms in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam | GROUND Asia

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Besides kayaking and swimming through the caves along the bay, we recommend visiting a pearl farm and learning about one of these sustainable tourist ventures. The first pearl farms were started about 40 years ago and have expanded to provide jobs to local townspeople and fishermen.