Having survived last year's floods, the home for children under the Centre for Child Protection Rights is facing a new crisis as international donations have dried up.
European donors have provided seven million baht towards the operational costs of the home located in Thawi Wattana district, but economic problems have forced them to cut back assistance. Currently, the centre has about 30 people, aged between three and 18, who have suffered physical or sexual abuse, under its care. But there are hundreds of follow-up cases, mainly involving mental rehabilitation work, across the country.
The centre is organising a pha pa religious ceremony on Sunday to raise funds that will help it to carry on the mission. The ceremony starts at 9am. Members of the public are welcome.
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