The Village of Noh Bo

Noh Bo is a small village that lies on the border of Thailand and Burma. It is in the Tha Song Yang district, the northernmost district in the Tak Province.[1] Not Bo sits right beside the Moei River; a north flowing tributary that functions as part of the two country’s border. The village sits in the hills surrounded by forest. Rice, bananas, coconuts, and mangos are some of the edible vegetation that grows in Noh Bo.[2]

The village is home to many Karen. There are two Christian churches in the village as well as a Buddhist Temple. There education in the town consists of a Thai school and the Noh Bo Academy which is a secondary school focused on the education of migrant children.[3]

There are many prominent organizations in Noh Bo:

[1] "Tha Song Yang District - Wikipedia." Accessed September 19, 2017.

[2] Melachrinos, Stephanie. "Want to be a primary source?" E-mail message to author. July 25, 2017.

[3] "Gyaw Gyaw – Academy School in Noh Bo." Accessed September 19, 2017. http://gyaw.org/portfolio-items/academy-school-in-noh-bo/.