Thai Teens Leaving Farms

teen girl planting rice
Teen in our Cycle Breakers program, planting rice

A recent New York Times article highlights a trend that concerns us as well. We regularly meet teens and young adults who have come in from the Northeast, looking for work, but with inadequate education. They bounce around to different jobs, and of course many get involved in drugs and prostitution.

Thai Youth Seek a Fortune Away From the Farm
nytimes.com