On 4 December 2019, the Royal Thai Embassy organized the InitiativeVolunteers for disaster relief to commemorate the Birthday Anniversary of the His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, on the 5th December. Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepun
On 4 December 2019, the Royal Thai Embassy organized the InitiativeVolunteers ...
... Ceremony of theRoyal Thai Volunteer Activity “Thai Books to the Hearts of Thai Prisoners and Detainees”aiming to enhance happiness and self-developmentof Thai prisoners and detainees in Japan. TheVolunteer Activityis under the Royal Thai Volunteer Project initiative of H.M. the King of Thailand.
On 24 May 2021, H.E. Ambassador Singtong Lapisatepunpresided over theOpening Ceremony of theRoyal Thai Volunteer Activity “Thai Books to the Hearts of Thai Prisoners and Detainees”aiming ...
... quality education.
His Majesty’s projects are a reflection that sustainable development can only be attained through a community-wide team spirit and concerted efforts to improve society. To transform this vision into action, he launched the Royal InitiativeVolunteer Project to engage the people in public service activities. Such activities strengthen the bond within communities and remind us of how Thai communities throughout history and around the world have always come together to overcome hardships. ...
... had not changed even after her eldest son became King Ananda Mahidol at the age of nine in 1935.
An avid student and an active initiator for change
The Princess was an enthusiastic lifelong learner and a working woman in every sense of the word. She received ... ... development of modern medicine and public health in Thailand.
In 1974, the Princess established the Princess Mother’s Medical Volunteer Foundation (PMMVF) to dispatch volunteer medical teams to offer treatment to people in remote areas. Thailand back then ...
... them, including the construction of 7 reservoirs around Pa Sak Jolasid Dam, as well as expanded the irrigation network to cover more agricultural areas. In Chanthaburi, the King alleviated water problems petitioned by the villagers with the Royally-Initiated Weir Construction Project at Khao Daeng Pattana Village, which increased water supply for 320 hectares of farm land. In 2017, the King also commissioned the Royal Guard Units, related government agencies and teams of volunteers to remove garbage and weeds clogging the canals in various communities, which was essential for flood water drainage in the Bangkok and Metropolitan area.
Photo: Weir at Khao Daeng Pattana Village.
... especially developing countries in Africa and the South Pacific – adding positive momentum to Thailand’s development cooperation. Deserving particular mention is the Prostheses Foundation of HRH the Princess Mother. Set up officially in 1992, it initially worked with the Princess Mother’s Medical Volunteers (PMMV), whose mobile units of doctors and nurses have been in operation since 1969 to reach out to the sick and disabled in remote areas. From the outset, the Foundation focused on using locally-sourced materials for the production of prosthetic ...
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In tandem with the Royal Project, members of the Royal Family supported several other initiatives to address illiteracy, poverty and public health in the remote mountains. Many of them were frequent visitors to the villages to organise medical check-ups through the Princess Mother’s Medical Volunteer Foundation, and to provide assistance to schools in need. All these concerted efforts took decades of perseverance to bear fruit. But the yield, as proven today, is worth the wait.
Since the beginning, the Royal Project worked with the Thai ...