Social Issues, Non-Governmental Organizations in Thailand

 Human Development Foundation - Mercy Centre
Mercy Centre is a shelter for street kids. Four orphanages, a hospice, a home for mothers and children with HIV/AIDS, a 500-pupil kindergarten, a community meeting place, and a serene haven in the slums with small gardens and playgrounds. [Human Development Foundation]
 Kenan Institute Asia – Thailand
Improving lives across Southeast Asia, with a focus on Thailand and Vietnam, for over 20 years, helping people thrive in the global economy, and to lead happier lives. Today, Kenan is tackling five urgent development challenges: delivering 21st-century education, building lasting communities, supporting financial freedom, enhancing small business competitiveness, and promoting healthy behavior.
 Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Thailand Office
In supporting social democracy in Thailand the work of the FES in Thailand aims at facilitating inclusive dialogue, participation, pluralism, rule of law, social justice and non-violent conflict resolution. Thai- and English-language publications related to Thai society and democracy.
 Starfish Country Home School Foundation
Non-profit organization in Thailand with office outside Maetaeng, north of Chiang Mai. Programs in education, medical care and for street children in Asia.
 The Curriculum Project
The Curriculum Project provides curricula, materials and teacher training for the education of Burmese exiles, refugees and migrant communities on the Burma-Thailand border. Office Mae Sot.
 Grassroots Human Rights Education & Development
Foundation for Education and Development (formerly Grassroots HRE) promotes education, human rights, and the development of a safe working environment for Burmese migrants in Thailand. Focusing on Burmese migrants in Phang Nga, South Thailand and Mae Sot.
 Australian-New Zealand Women's Group
ANZWG's main role is to promote friendship amongst its members and to support each other during their stay in Thailand. Its aim is also to help women and children in Thailand. ANZWG has contributed to many projects. Also fundraising events.
 Volunteer Work Thailand
Volunteer Work Thailand is a non-profit organization that enables people to search for volunteer opportunities in Thailand. Our site contains a wide variety of community service ideas and conservation projects, including work with children, teaching English, and volunteering with animals.
 Mundo Exchange : Volunteering in Thailand
Mundo Exchange is an non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO) from Oregon based in and around the Isaan region of Thailand doing charitable voluntary work in rural areas of need.
 Isara Foundation
Isara is a registered non-profit charity whose projects focus on helping the areas of education, health and safety, and the environment. In 2007 Isara opened a free learning center in Nong Khai and also a free volunteer work program so that any one who wants to make a difference can afford to do so.
 Rain Tree Foundation
The Rain Tree Foundation is based in Thailand and committed to developing rural communities. Our main focus is on children's education, appropriate technologies and community development.
 EDF - The Education for Development Foundation
EDF offers scholarship programs to support underprivileged children to gain education in the rural areas of the 19 Northeast provinces of Thailand. Grants will provide funding to support and assist schools. Disabled children projects and emergency relief projects. EDF is a registered non-profit organization.
 Ecpat International
ECPAT is a network of organisations and individuals working together for the elimination of child prostitution, child pornography and trafficking of children for sexual purposes.
 UNICEF Thailand
This is UNICEF Thailand home page. The website examines the issues facing children and women in Thailand. Issues covered include birth registration, education, HIV/AIDS, child trafficking, violence against children, poverty, disparity and children in tsunami-affected areas.
 The SET Foundation
The SET Foundation awards scholarships and other financial aid to impoverished students at high schools, colleges and universities. Students can receive cash grants to pay for uniforms, books, tools, bus fares, lunches or dormitory accommodations.
 Amnesty International (AI) Thailand
Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide voluntary activist movement working for human rights. It is independent of any government, political persuasion or religious creed. It does not support or oppose any government or political system, nor does it support or oppose the views of the victims whose rights it seeks to protect. It is concerned solely with the impartial protection of human rights.
 World Vision Foundation of Thailand
World Vision Foundation of Thailand is a child-focused organization that operates through Area Development Programs. World Vision Foundation of Thailand now has 70 projects in 42 provinces of Thailand. To date, 103,645 children are sponsored.
 The Anglo-Thai Foundation
The Anglo Thai Foundation works in two areas of Thailand, both within the Isarn region, supporting school children, and university students, training to be teachers.(UK)
 Duang Prateep Foundation
We are a non–governmental organization based in Klong Toey Slum, Bangkok, Thailand, working to help Bangkok slum dwellers and poor communities throughout Thailand.
 School for Life Chiang Mai
School for Life provides a home and education to children in difficult circumstances. Currently 140 such children have found a new home here and more from around Thailand would like to come and join.
 Giving Back Association
Giving Back Association (GBA) is a free resource which helps donors to find good charities worthy or their support. We have over 40 Thai charities rated and reviewed by GBA staff. The rating detailed information for each charity and the review for each charity can be downloaded from our website.
 Pratthanadee Foundations
Pratthanadee is a private Thai foundation established in Bangkok in December 2000. The mission is to improve the quality of life of young disadvantaged Thai women via English language school, skills training and career services.
 Second Chance Bangkok
You have unwanted items that surface during a spring clean or towards the end of your assignment in Bangkok? You can donate them to Second Chance Bangkok. Proceeds from the sale go to help generate employment, start businesses and fund social projects. Store located on Ardnarong road (close to Bangkok Port), contact us to pick up your things.
 Kid's Home and Family Service Co. Ltd.
Our company provides not only baby-sitting services and maid services, we also teach the basic knowledge of child care to all of our staff. We screen for the right persons and select only quality persons to serve our valued customers.
 Christian Care Foundation
Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities in Thailand (CCD) provides care and support for abandoned children with disabilities, regardless of gender, nationality, creed or religion.
 Center of Education for Advancement of Lanna Women
The Lanna Women Center operates in 9 provinces of the Upper North of Thailand.The center works closely with women's organizations, women's leaders, female teacher organizations.
 The Redemptorist Center Pattaya, Thailand
The center has 144 air–conditioned rooms with cable TV, refrigerator and telephone. Also 44 rooms are especially equipped for our disabled visitors.
 Kenan Institute Asia
A Thai non–profit foundation. Human resource development. Information and communication technology. Environmental Management. Business practises.
 Unesco Bangkok
Today, UNESCO Bangkok is the site of regional programmes for Education, Culture, Social and Human Sciences and Communication/Information/ Informatics throughout Asia and the Pacific.
 Thai Tribal Crafts
Thai Tribal Crafts, a tribal-owned self-help marketing agency, has a bountiful supply of handicrafts from the mountain villages of the hill tribes of northern Thailand.
 Golden Jubilee Network
Welcome to the Golden Jubilee Network, an online mass–educational project initiated by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. Describes Royal Projects.