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Thinking with your heart
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One of the key concepts in Thai culture is kreng jai. The phrase is best translated as being considerate or courteous, but examining its literal meaning – “awe of the heart” – can give some important insights into Thai culture. Someone who is kreng jai does not want to offend, impose on or cause discomfort to another person. They will try to avoid bothering you with their problems, and will be reluctant to contradict you. It can also be tied in with Thai notions of respect and hi...

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  • Your Volunteer Work Makes a Difference.  Don't take a job from a local. No work that local people can be paid for! 
  • Grassroot Projects.  Your money goes  to local people, not overseas administation, promotion.
  • Asia Experts.  We match local needs with your skills and interests. 
  • Flexible.  Combine countries and projects. Choose dates.
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