Author Archives: Raintree-Foundation

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.

Raintree in the ME Magazine

In 1992, the social welfare Raintree Foundation (formerly known as Thai Care) was founded in North Thailand. Our first projects were building and funding day care centers in remote villages for underprivileged children. Today,  we still are very much grass … Continue reading

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Happy Suda !

While the children are visited and accompanied by our local care staff all year round, the Chiang Mai office staff also visit the children 2-3 times a year and attend visits to both the family and the schools. In September … Continue reading

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Foster parent wanted!

We are looking for a foster parent for the 5-year-old Nathaporn. His mother probably died from a blood poisoning. The little boy never met his father and no one knows where he is. Nathaporn now lives with his grandparents, who … Continue reading

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“Photographerswithoutborders” presents the work of the Raintree Foundation!

The Canadian non-profit organization works with volunteers from the field of photography and film, as they are invaluable in communicating news, sharing perspectives, promoting intercultural understanding, and inspiring others. This is why PWB (photographerswithoutborders) is increasingly committed to organizations that … Continue reading

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Look how happy the kids are!

A big thank you to the hardworking donors who have crafted every single part with much love and care! The mother of Philip has crocheted many dolls and small animals, and Trixi and her friends made hats and socks. Thank … Continue reading

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30 more Water Filters installed

30 more families having now safe and clean drinking water through BioSand Filter. Thank you for all your support 🙂

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Foster Trip in the rainy season in Northern Thailand

Our latest foster children trip was interrupted by heavy rain falls and muddy roads and made it some days impossible to drive to the villages. But our office staff and our local field staff don’t mind difficult situations and took … Continue reading

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