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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.

Surprising visit for one of our foster children

During the Thai New Year “Song Kran” the foster parent Patric came to Northern Thailand and went with our Team to visit his foster child. Jansu is a 13 year old girl living with her sick mother in a remote … Continue reading

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Fun at the 3D Museum

Last weekend the children from the children’s home in Mae Hae visited the Paradise in Art Museum in Chiang Mai. The children had a lot of fun to “beam into” all sorts of situations. Whether as pandas, surfers or in … Continue reading

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Winner !

We are so happy to see the achievements of the children! Chanchai, one of the children from our foster project, won the first price in a race at a school competition. He was the fastest runner at his age in … Continue reading

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Renovation of the Mae Hae children’s home

Renovation of the Mae Hae children’s home – Thank You Helmut & Uli and all supporters and donors for your help to renovate the home to flourish in new resplendence…..but have a look yourself….

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Our partner ThaiCare has a new webpage

Our partner Thai Care e.V. has got a new website!  The German-speaking fans of the Raintree Foundation can now read all the RTF texts in German. For us it’s important to show that we are a unit, so we do … Continue reading

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Nid and Noah

Last weekend I came across a former project child on Facebook, who left our children’s home in 2014 and I would like to share the story with you: Nid lived for years in one of our children’s homes together with … Continue reading

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From Germany to Thailand by bicycle!

Finally Simon arrived in Thailand after 325 days on the road, through 19 countries and 16,216 kilometers. Deep respect for such an achievement and persistence not giving up and going all the way. Simon started in February 2016 from Germany not only to fulfill his own dream but also towards … Continue reading

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