At Breakthrough, our goal is whole community transformation, and economic empowerment is critical for the community in Khon Kaen. Our village is in the Isaan region of Thailand, and there are not many economic opportunities. Agriculture is the dominant industry in our rural area, but farming is slow, heavy labor. It’s easy to see why many people choose to move to Bangkok for a job, breaking up families and often leaving their children with relatives in order to make a living.
We believe that the local agricultural industry is worth developing, and that more local economic opportunities – including farming – will bring healing and wholeness to our community. Read More