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Thailand

Mary’s Meals feeds 444 children every school day in Thailand!

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Where we work

Life in Thailand

Thailand is currently ranked 79 out of 189 countries in the Human Development Index (HDI).  Thailand is a country in southeast Asia, located at the centre of the Indochinese Peninsula and bordered by Myanmar to the north and west, Laos to the north and east, Cambodia to the southeast, and Malaysia to the south.

The population of Thailand has soared in the last century, from 20 million in 1950 to over 70 million today. Large numbers of vulnerable and displaced people from Myanmar arrive in Thailand suffering from acute food insecurity.

Children sit to eat in Thailand

Mary’s Meals in Thailand

Mary’s Meals has been serving school meals in Thailand since 2008.

We are serving 444 children in four centres in Rangsit, Sattahip, Kanchanaburi and Samut Sakhon, all located near Bangkok.  We work in partnership with the Living Water Foundation.

The schools we support are located predominantly in areas where migrant families have settled – these children and their families are often exploited for cheap manual labour and are trapped in dire poverty.

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When did we start working in Thailand?

We have been working in Thailand since 2008

How many children do we feed in Thailand?

We currently feed 368 children in four schools in Thailand

What meal do we provide?

Chicken or pork with rice and vegetables

Where are we based/where do we operate?

Rangsit, Sattahip, Kanchanaburi and Samut Sakhon

Capital City

Bangkok

Population

69.7 million

Currency

Thai Baht (THB)