Together, everything is possible.

Koh Phi Phi, Thailand, was declared uninhabitable following the December 2004 tsunami. The wave struck the island in its heart. Over 2,000 people lost their lives.

But, five months on, this community had undergone a rebirth. Local residents and over 3,600 volunteers shared grief and joined forces. They worked side by side to clean streets and reefs, repair homes and bring back smiles. This island rose above the waves, ready to look at a new future.

The story of HiPhiPhi is a historic example of the energy, positivity and concrete results that arise when people around the globe combine strengths, and transcend cultural, religious and national identities to help others in need.

The HiPhiPhi project was honoured by Time Magazine with the Asia’s Heroes 2005 award.

The First Days

The first days

Together with his Thai friends, Emiel advised where our support would be needed most, both from short- and long-term perspective.…

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Basic Needs

Basic needs

We were able to purchase , amongst others, babymilk and fresh fruit at the local market to ensure that the…

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Soldiers Help

Soldiers Help

Today it is National Children Day in Thailand. Soldiers helped us with the unloading of supplies. Again fruit was provided,…

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Support Needed For Orphans

Support needed for orphans

Today a substantial number of families that take care of the orphans were visited. It was a sad, sad day.…

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Meet The Residents

Meet the residents

This committed group of Phi Phi residents decided to stay within the Phi Phi community, and impressive, fundraising activities were…

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School Update

School update

Today, permission was granted - Phi Phi is still in quarantine - to visit the school at the main island…

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HiPhiPhi Shelter Gets Help

HiPhiPhi shelter gets help

Today, the Hi Phi Phi center was extremely busy. Both the military and a group of Thai Sikhs came to…

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Daycare Centre

Daycare centre

The Western Residents team of Kay Newton, Sophie Clay, Caroline Leckey, Aegetat Naweewong, Sian Jones, Siv-Hege Jordan and Alana McGowan…

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Malaysian Minister Visit

Malaysian Minister Visit

The last days, the community received a positive boost from a visit of medical specialists. They arrived together with Thanwahdii…

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Hectic Day At Hi Phi Phi Centre

Hectic day at Hi Phi Phi centre

It was again a hectic day at the Hi Phi Phi center. Many used the possibility to visit the medical…

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Soccer Team Support

Soccer team support

Today, the youth received positive news. Their soccer team will be up and running again thanks to the support of…

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Ready To Play

Ready to play

Today, the boys of the youth soccer team received their new uniforms. This thanks to the support of Maria Westerberg…

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