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The association Un jour dans la vie Tribes Child was created in 2018.

The strong president of these many trips to Asia for 20 years and manager of a travel agency in Thailand. Made an alarming report regarding the living conditions of hill tribe children in northern Thailand.

In order to support these children, Agence Thailand Evasion has supported various local associations working for children for several years.

The demand being such that the idea of ​​creating the Association One day in the life Tribes Child became a necessity.

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Why this name? The idea came from one of our volunteer and local guide Anucha from Chiang Rai

One day in the life if there was anything we could do for the kids  

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Why the Chiang Rai region? A large number of tribes live there in the mountains near the borders of Laos and Myanmar.

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Currently based in Thailand in Chiang Rai, our organization follows nearly 153 children from very poor families in the region of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, and Mae Sot.

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Thanks to sponsorships and donations, the association can fulfill its missions by supporting its beneficiaries through a set of programs that guarantee comprehensive care for the most vulnerable populations: from schooling to professional integration through taking in charge of basic needs and moral support.

Un jour dans la vie Tribes Child works in collaboration with local actors in each intervention region.

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THE KARENS

The Karen are the largest community in Thailand, with more than 438,131 members in 2003, spread over 1912 villages.

A community that is distinguished in four groups, the Sgaw, the Pwo, Kayah and the Padong  all four of whom speak a completely different dialect. The two main groups are Pa O «  Pwo  "And the Kayah"  Karenni or Bwe  Fleeing persecution in Burma for more than 50 years, the Karen settled in Siam in the 18th century, and are fighting for their independence.

The Karen are the largest tribal group settled in Thailand. The Thais of the center call them Karyang and the Thais of the north call them Yang.

The Karen are located in the regions of Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son, Chiang Rai, Tak, Kanchanburi, Lampang, Sukhothaï.

Association Un jour dans la vie Tribes C
Association un jour dans la vie Tribes C

THE PATONG

The Padong community is related to the Karenni ethnic group and regrouped into 500 members in 2003, divided into 5 villages.

The Padong, more commonly known as "  Giraffe Women  " Where "  Women long necks  Are one of the most recent ethnic groups in Thailand.

The Padong are originally from the region of  Loikaw, in eastern Myanmar (ex-Burma) close to the Thai border, but due to their country's repressive military regime, many have settled in border villages in northern Thailand, in search of a future better.

The village of  Ban Mai Nai Soi, is the largest group of refugees  Karen Padaung  as well as the village furthest from the city of  Mae Hon Song.

The Padong are located in the Mae Hong Son regions and along the Myanmar border.

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Association Un jour dans la vie Tribes C

THE AKHA

The Akha community brought together 68,653 members in 2003, spread over 271 villages. Today in Thailand there are 200 Akha clans belonging to 3 sub-groups: The Akha Loimi - The Akha Ulo - The Akha Pami

 

The  Akha, they are undoubtedly the poorest Montagnards and are also those who most resist any assimilation with the Thais. The Akha have a lineage spanning 20 generations and their ethnic adornments are without doubt the most surprising. Indeed, women wear their traditional dress in all circumstances. In the city as in the fields, a headdress beautifully embroidered with silver discs, coins, pearls and feathers adorns the head of each woman.

The Akha are located in the regions of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Tak, Kamphang, Phet, Lampang, Phrae.

Association Un jour dans la vie Tribes C
Association Un jour dans la vie Tribes C

THE LISU

The Lisu community  brought together 38,299 members in 2003, spread over 155 villages.

 

The  Lisu  like the Akha, are distinguished very quickly thanks to their outfits, often sporting very bright colors, such as green and blue which most often dominate. Lisu women wear long cotton dresses with many striped inserts, men wear wide pants. Often admired by other ethnic groups, the Lisu have a very good business sense and also create jewelry for the Akha and Lahu. They also have high self-esteem, which is probably the key to their success.

The Lisu are located in the regions of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Tak, Mae Hong Son, Lampang.

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Association Un jour dans la vie Tribes C

THE LAHU

The Lahu community brought together 102,876 members in 2003, spread over 385 villages, of which about 73,000 of them are Christians.

A community that is distinguished into five groups, the red Lahu, the black Lahu, the yellow Lahu, the white Lahu, and the Lahu Shehch

Two dialects are spoken Lahu Na, considered to be the classical dialect spoken by those who master the Lahu language and Lahu Shi.

This ethnic group is distinguished for its know-how in the art of basketry, weaving and hunting with a gun or crossbow. Their traditional clothes vary according to ethnic subgroups, such as Black, Yellow, Red and Sheleh Lahu but all wear the inevitable red and black jacket. This ethnic group has always had “messiahs” with supernatural powers.

The Lahu are located in the regions of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Mae Hong Son, Tak, Kamphaeng, Phet

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Association Un jour dans la vie Tribes C

THE HMONG

The Hmong community brought together 153,955 members in 2003, spread over 253 villages.

A community which is distinguished in three groups, the white Hmongs, The green Hmongs, more generally called blue Hmongs  or Black Hmong and Striped Hmong.

 

The  Hmong  arrived from Laos in the 1950s, mostly during the civil war in Laos. Their patriarchal society allows polygamy and is differentiated into two groups. On the one hand, the Blue Hmong who are distinguished by the dress of women. Among the blue Hmong, women wear indigo pleated skirts and comb their hair using a huge bun, while among the white Hmong, women sport white hemp skirts and black turbans. These two groups, however belonging to the same ethnic group, speak a dialect of their own.

 

The Hmong are located in the regions of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Nan, Tak, Phrae, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Phayao, Phitsanuloke, Loei, Phetchabun

Association Un jour dans la vie Tribes C
Association Un jour dans la vie Tribes C

THE KHAMU

This ethnic group belongs to the Lao Theung group and part of the Austro-Asian ethnolinguistic family whose language derives from Mong and Khmer.

Their number is estimated at 490,000, which makes them the largest group in the Mon-Khmer family. The first inhabitants of Laos, they lived in the valleys before the arrival of the Lao from southern China in the 11th century. The Lao mastered the techniques of irrigation and undoubtedly pushed the Khmu back to the heights.  

Their villages are often settled near the upper rivers. Their houses are placed on the ground, like those of the Hmong, but the roofs, in plant or in tiles, are supported by cross beams, similar to the kalaen of northern Thailand (locally called kapkilaak).

The Khmu live on forest products, fishing and small local crafts, cultivate rice, fruits, vegetables, sometimes cotton and tobacco. Most of the agricultural work in Khmu villages is done in common so as to combine strength and complete the work quickly.

The Khamu  are located in the regions bordering the Mekong and the border of Laos.

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