A Simple Planning Template for Small Businesses

For any aspiring small business owner to take an idea and turn it into a successful business, he or she must first develop a sound business plan. Traditionally, writing a business plan has been an arduous process, requiring the entrepreneur to conduct market research, a SWOT analysis, and so on

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How a Teacher is Changing How Thai Students Learn

Mr. Kriangkrai Sungthong began teaching at Dipangkorn Wittayapat School five years ago. As a young teacher, he used the rote learning techniques that he had experienced growing up to educate his students. Despite his best effort, he struggled to engage his students and make them care about science.
Although he

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Developing the Healthcare Professionals of Tomorrow

Nations around the world have been caught off guard by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which is sending economies into tailspins and disrupting societies as we speak. This fast-moving virus is striking country after country. Though pathologists, epidemiologists, and other medical professionals are working hard to keep us safe, many lives […]

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New Program Enables One Educator to Transform her Classroom

Teacher Professional Development Program Raises Student Achievement in STEM Education”I enjoy teaching when my students are enthusiastic and motivated,” said Ms. Sayamol Hongsira, a 7th-9th grade science teacher in Rayong, Thailand.Finding the magic formula to inspire students isn’t easy, however, no matter how well-meaning or dedicated a teacher is. Like […]

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Congratulations to the selected YSEALI FuturePreneurs applicants!

IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING YSEALI FUTUREPRENEURS WORKSHOP
Out of an abundance of caution in response to the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Embassy and the Kenan Foundation Asia have decided to postpone the upcoming FuturePreneurs Economic Empowerment Workshop to a future date expected to be later in 2020. The workshop

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Kenan Annual Reception 2020

Kenan hosted its Annual Reception on February 12th to celebrate our progress over the past 12 months with our partners, supporters, and Board members. We are thankful to everyone who attended for their unyielding support of our vision to empower people to achieve their dreams in the areas of education,

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What inspired you to start your own business?

I wanted to create a new landmark in my hometown. I believed that my house had great potential to attract tourists because it is located in an important economic area of Chiang Mai and near popular destinations. Furthermore, I wanted to provide foreign tourists with a warm welcome to

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How much is a good teacher worth?

If you had unlimited resources to make one investment to improve Thai society, what would you do? Build 1,000 state-of-the-art hospitals? An underground, high-speed rail system to connect all corners of the country? Perhaps you’re worried about education and would ensure that every student has access to the new wave

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Simple Science Experiment for Kids to Do at Home

This easy DIY project will turn your child into a real-life magician
If your kids like Harry Potter, then they are going to love this simple experiment. It’s called the “glass disappearing trick.” As the name suggests, your kids will learn to make a glass bottle or tube vanish in

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