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About Raintree-Foundation

The Raintree Foundation is a grassroots social non-government organization registered under the Ministry of Interior, mainly operating in Thailand among rural and underdeveloped communities. The aim is to help people through education, appropriate technology and self help projects to improve their living standards. The organization was founded in 1992. It has grown over the years and now serves more than 200 children in 6 projects Present projects are Children’s Homes, Day-Care Centers, manufacturing bamboo and herbal products, informal vocational training, providing villages with clean drinking water by providing appropriate filter systems and supplying water through various pump systems. The staff at Raintree Foundation is continuously looking for new opportunities and ideas as how to better help rural people. The local staff at the foundation is from various local ethnic tribal groups in Thailand.

Dedication above…

Hello everyone. Some of you have already heard of Wolfgang Illich, one of our foster parents. He visited his foster children together with his daughter and a while ago we posted some pictures of their last visit. Wolfgang has been … Continue reading

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Thank you for join our Open House!

Time flies and the open door of our new students’ dormitory has already taken place a few weeks ago. We wanted to briefly report that we had a nice and successful weekend. Many interested people stopped by and of course … Continue reading

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Open House

To all RTF followers from Chiang Mai and surrounding area: On Saturday the time has finally come and we invite you to the Open House in our “Garden Eden” in Doi Saket. It’s the newest of our projects where pupils … Continue reading

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Farewell …. and welcome!

It has already been a few weeks since we had to say goodbye to our former volunteers. And again the volunteers were an excellent support for us. Not only did they teach all the village children at school every day … Continue reading

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That’s been a huuuuuge visit :)

Two weeks ago Michael, his wife and their 12 children came to visit our MNC children’s home. We played games in the evening and had a BBQ together. They brought a lot of candy and games for the kids. All … Continue reading

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Last week we had a great visit from Supporter Jersey!

This company, located in Bangkok, donated 30 football shirts and a lot of other things for our kids like soaps, powder, etc. They even brought it directly to our Raintree office in Chiang Mai. It was a great visit, thank … Continue reading

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A great report about two retirees who…

…are traveling as backpackers! On one of their exciting trips they made a stopover at the Hot Coffee in Mae Na Chorn! If you also understand German please read here what they write about their impressions:

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