House of Hope 1/3– established in 2006 in association with the Jiratiwat Uppatham School in the San Sai District of Chiang Mai.
Kids Ark works with local schools to identify the most disadvantaged Thai and ethnic minority children and provide them with a clean and safe shelter after school through the House of Hope after school programme. Houses of Hope offer educationally-based activities designed to build life skills five days a week. During the holidays they operate 5 days a week. Activities include: homework help computer techniques; handicrafts; self defense; gardening; sports; cooking lessons; health and hygiene; esteem-building games and activities; and development of language skills.