The Opening Ceremony of a New Church at Bilay House

 Bilay House is located in a mountainous area in Tako Lang in the province of Ratchaburi, about 4-hour drive from Bangkok, Thailand, close to the border with Myanmar.  It’s been 9 years since the founding and the opening of the orphanage by support from AHAN.~~~~~~~   Bilay House has been a haven for children of the Karen People who have …

A Report on Bilay House:

Bilay House, an orphanage & a youth support facility for children and youngsters of the Karen people in Myanmar, has been supported by AHAN Nippon Kan, and currently the 3rd phase of construction of additional building, funded by AHAN Nippon Kan, is happening, and it’s going well. AHAN Nippon Kan funded the constructions of a school/dormitory and of a learning …

With My Precious Black Belt Students at Bilay House in Thailand

There is no Bokken or Jo; no Keiko-gi to practice in, and of course no Dojo… But they have shovels, hoes and sickles and worn-out T-shirts as well as the vast & generous mother nature. 38 children from different backgrounds are living at Bilay House for different reasons, and 12 high schoolers welcomed me with their bright smiles that day.  …

To Everyone in support of AHAN Bilay House

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Every one of us at Bilay House wishes you a joyous Holiday Season and a very Happy New Year! Homma Kancho was invited to a nearby city this year again! People, including children, of the Karen ethnicity from Myanmar live on the other side of border in Thailand for many different reasons, and …

A New Project at Bilay House ~ Organic Farming

In a mountainous area in western Thailand near the border with Myanmar, is where Bilay House stands and operates.  Bilay House adopts and looks after children who have come over and through the mountainous area from Myanmar for various reasons.  Pastor Bilay, the leader at Bilay House, is of the Karen tribe, and he has both legs paralyzed from the …

Visit to Bilay House

 I paid a visit to Bilay House again with my last visit 3 months ago.  Many children welcomed my visit again, and it was good to see them.  A total of 44 children live together at Bilay House, and among them are 4 high school students, 13 junior high schoolers, 18 grade school kids and 9 kindergarteners.  Also, 5 adults, …

Update from Bilay House

A jubilant letter from the Bilay House in Thailand AHAN Nippon Kan Coordinator, Thailand Reported by Hom Potha Dear Homma Sensei, How are you? Hope you are doing great. We are doing great over here. All the kids say hello. They are hoping to see you soon. Best Regards, Bilay Children at the Bilay House in Thailand are doing well …

Homma Kancho Checking in at AHAN Bilay House Orphanage Ta Ko Lang Thailand

AHAN Nippon Kan offers sympathy and condolences for all the people of Thailand for the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. Homma Kancho paid a visit to AHAN Bilay House Orphanage in Ta Ko Lang, Thailand, to check in on Pastor Bilay and the children of Bilay House. The purpose of the visit was to see what current needs the orphanage …

AHAN Nippon Kan Bilay House Thailand

Report August 15th, 2015 Pumpkin Harvest The fields of tapioca are growing very well. Along with the tapioca we used extra space to plant vegetables and pumpkins. The pumpkin have also grown really well and we had a good pumpkin harvest! One of our goals is to make Bilay House completely self sufficient and these crops will go a long …

19 Hectares of Farm Land for Bilay House

March 9th, 2015 This was a visit to remember for the children of Bilay House as Homma Kancho surprised them at school in the village neighboring Bilay House. The children were delighted to see Homma Kancho and Homma Kancho was delighted with the news from Pastor Bilay, Founder of Bilay House. The Bilay House is located outside of the village …

Thailand AHAN Nippon Kan (Bilay House) Coordinator Report

Feb 3rd 2015 With the new Bilay House Heritage Center finished and open, the children are weaving a number cloths with traditional Karen tribe designs. All of the children say “Thank you very much!” for the water cooler, school uniforms and shoes.                        Studying traditional Karen tribe weaving at the …

Thailand-Early Christmas at Bilay House

December 11th -16th, 2014 The AHAN Nippon Kan Bilay House is doing well. Our operations are growing, filling everyone with new motivation. The new Bilay House Heritage Center is now complete and after study time, the kids are learning new skills at the heritage center. It is gratifying to see them learn the weaving and bamboo basket crafts that are …