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Top 7 Photos from The Koung Jor Shan Refugee Camp
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1) Children make up half of the population at Koung Jor. They attend local Thai school and have additional educational opportunities within the camp.

1) Children make up half of the population at Koung Jor. They attend local Thai school and have additional educational opportunities within the camp.
2) This picture shows one of the dedicated weavers in the community. Everyday these weavers work hard to produce beautiful goods which provide a year-round source of income.

2) This picture shows one of the dedicated weavers in the community. Everyday these weavers work hard to produce beautiful goods which provide a year-round source of income.
3) Three of the computer teachers take centre stage here. These young men were once students at the Camp, and now they pass their skills on to the younger generation.

3) Three of the computer teachers take centre stage here. These young men were once students at the Camp, and now they pass their skills on to the younger generation.
4) Local use of skills and a community spirit go a long way. Here we see the community coming together to repair the roof of the girls boarding house.

4) Local use of skills and a community spirit go a long way. Here we see the community coming together to repair the roof of the girls boarding house.
5) A woman happily receives a solar panel to light her home. Renewable energy is becoming increasingly popular within the camp.

5) A woman happily receives a solar panel to light her home. Renewable energy is becoming increasingly popular within the camp.
6) Koung Jor is home to a group of breakdancers (ages 4-19). Breakdancing is a great form of expression and provides the youth in the camp a fun way to exercise.

6) Koung Jor is home to a group of breakdancers (ages 4-19). Breakdancing is a great form of expression and provides the youth in the camp a fun way to exercise.
7) A fun picture of our beloved late Shan grandma. The Camp’s elders are greatly respected by the community.

7) A fun picture of our beloved late Shan grandma. The Camp’s elders are greatly respected by the community.