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    Getting people across the water with ease

    Day 193

    Staying Afloat

    Well folks, it’s been my pleasure to have you join me on this 365-in-Thailand adventure! Today is our last day at the Thai-Myanmar border, and we are going full floatation device.

    Thailand and Myanmar are separated for the most part by water. This water varies in depth from inches to hundreds of feet. As you may have guessed, the inches are not the issue – but when your water taxi flips in deep water and you don’t know how to swim, this becomes a problem.

    Because our amazing staff is so concerned about keeping others safe, they hatched a wonderful plan…

    …they wanted to get life jackets and bring them to the different taxi hubs, so that the people they serve can use the vests while they travel across the border.

    The taxis were naturally were pumped – this is a total value add to their customers. And the staff was happy because this keeps migrant workers safe.

    And with that, off I go! Into the Changemakers 365 night like Batman. But don’t worry, I’ll be back again soon!


    Meet Jon!

    Hello hello! My name is Jon Atwell and I’m the Roving Correspondent at Alight. So much of what I do involves going to program sites and spending time with my colleagues around the world, and the people we serve. I get to capture photos, create video, and share stories of the incredible people I meet. And, I’ve gotten the chance to do the doable with many of our teams in many places. This time around, I’m so excited to tell you about our incredible team in Thailand!


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