Thailand

Protection and social reintegration of marginalised children and youth in Bangkok

Organization: Friends International, Thailand
Project: Protection and social reintegration of marginalised children and youth in Bangkok
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Target group: Families at risk, Street children, Children who are victims of abuse

The project is supporting street children/youth, migrant children and their parents detained in Government shelters. Friends International undertakes street- and community based outreach services and provides education, information, skills training and prepares repatriation and reintegration into families, education and society.

Read more: http://www.friends-international.org/wherewework/thailand.asp

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom(a)childhood.org

 

Mekong Child Rights Protection Centre

Organization: Development and Education Programme for Daughters and Communities Centre (DEPDC)
Project: Mekong Child Rights Protection Centre
Location: Chiang Khong, Chiang Rai Province, Thailand
Target group: Children who are victims of abuse

Chiang Khong is situated on the border to Laos and the border crossing is a hub for human trafficking. The project targets children at risk of human trafficking and other forms of exploitation. DEPDC strives to o identify and reduce each child´s profile of risk factors for exploitation through family based assistance or residential services.

Read more: http://www.depdc.org/

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom(a)childhood.org

 

House of Hope 2 in BanPhaKwee

Organization: Kids Ark
Project: House of Hope 2 in BanPhaKwee
Location: Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
Target group: Families at risk

At the House of Hope, children from the Red Lahu minority in the village BanPhaKwee on the border to Burma are provided with care, nutritious meals and education in Thai language and hygiene. The aim is to help children get access to governmental school since school is a key protection factor for children at risk.

Read more: http://www.kidsarkfoundation.org/

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Borgström
joel.borgstrom(a)childhood.org

 

House of Hope 1

Organization: Kids Ark
Project: House of Hope 1
Location: San Sai, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
Target group: Families at risk

House of Hope was established as an after school activity to enable children from non-Thai speaking minorities to stay in school since school is a key protection factor for children at risk. House of Hope offers children assistance with homework, Thai classes, hot meals and different hobby activities.

Read more: http://www.kidsarkfoundation.org/

Contact person at Childhood:
Joel Bergström
joel.bergstrom(a)childhood.org