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Working in Thailand since 1981, improving the lives of the country’s marginalised and disadvantaged children
See the impact of our work
Lily at home

A future out of the fishing industry

Lily’s parents came from Cambodia to Thailand to find opportunities in the fishing industry. Lily did not have much more horizons than to work in the fishing industry in turn, until she got the opportunity to join Plan International’s learning center.

Safe School Champion

Maytiya is a School Safety Champion!

For the past 20 years, Maytiya has been a kindergarten school teacher at Ban Pa Dua School in Chiang Rai Province (northern Thailand). She has been rewarded by the ASEAN Safe School Initiative for her work with Plan International in contributing to school safety in her community.

HIV volunteer

Mushrooms to fight HIV

It’s not a new medicine to cure HIV but mushrooms can help to fight HIV harm, to develop infected people’s integration in society and to increase their financial capacities.

youth Interview

Delinquents get pathways to progress

In Thailand, Plan International in conjunction with the Citi Foundation, transformed the lives of 713 youth from detention centers by equiping them with work skills as a foundation to prepare them to return to the society.

survival camp

Children learn survival in disaster situations

Youth is the group most affected by disasters: over 100 million young people including children would be affected every year (UNISDR). To keep themselves safe and improve the disaster preparedness of their communities, we encourage children to develop their survival skills.

birth registration

“I don’t have to worry anymore because I am not registered”

Dokkaw* was one of the two million stateless people living in Thailand. At 15 years old, she just got her ID and access to her rights.  

check dam

The climate is changing, we have to adapt!

For ethnic populations living in the mountain areas of north Thailand, climate change has direct consequences on their daily life. Plan International organises training with community leaders to provoke in-depth and long-term changes in the communities habits to face climate change.

Education for tribals children

Through Plan International's Isolated Indigenous Children Project, more than 203 Moken (seafarer tribals) students who are stateless and have language and cultural barriers have been able to access basic education services

Universal Birth Registration

In in Chiang Mai, children are protected from abuse, neglect and exploitation by raising awareness on the rights of children and by ensuring their right to identity and citizenship.

Lhee is ready to work!

Lhee, 20 years old, joined Ban Pranee juvenile centre after few petty crimes 2,5 years ago. There, she participated in one of Plan International’s program, got skills and developed her self-estimed, now she can see new perspectives in her life.

Right to a life in dignity

The Plan International Thailand project “Right to a life in dignity” has been designed to reduce vulnerability, discrimination and exploitation of the ethnic groups in Thailand and eliminating disparities that will allow them to enjoy the same human rights as the rest of the Thai population.

Everyday students at Baan Pongnamron School save money by using the student bank

Student Bank

Because young people -especially those from the excluded populations- should be prepared to manage future risks in their lives, Plan International has been helping them to acquire social and financial skills. 

fishing industry

Stopping exploitation in seafood industry

Due to poverty and poor household economic conditions, Cambodian children and youth have the highest risk for ending up in exploitive work situations and not to attend school.

Our results last year
  • 4,363
    youths participated in sexuality education or awareness
  • 954
    community members trained in child protection
  • 2,854
    people received training in livelihood skills, such as agriculture and entrepreneurship
Key contacts

John Mcdonough

Country Director, Plan International Thailand
14th Floor, 253 Sukhumvit 21 Road (Asoke)
Klongtoey Nua
Bangkok 10110
+66 (0) 2 259 8284-7