Foundation For Children

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Foundation For Children (FFC) is a non-profit and non-governmental organization helping children in Thailand. It was founded in 1978 and based in Bangkok.

In 2006, the Foundation For Children, with support of the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF), established a Casa Herbalife program serving homeless and underprivileged children in Bangkok.[1]

Official objectives[edit]

  • To provide opportunities for underprivileged and homeless children to fully develop their physical, intellectual and creative potentials
  • To seek healthy alternatives in education and child-rearing in which the dignity of children is upheld and their opinions considered
  • To assist and cooperate with the individuals and organizations working for children's education and welfare
  • To bridge the differences between children and older generations, so those children may be recognized and treated as worthy and equal members of society
  • To protect children who are abused and neglected, and to restore their family relationships
  • To campaign for public awareness on children's rights

Projects[edit]

  • Nutrition help for malnourished children.
  • Defence of children rights, through the work of the Center for the Protection of Children's Rights
  • Preventing child prostitution, by the Center for the Protection of Children's Rights
  • Alternative education, the Children's Village School[2] (Moo Baan Dek[3])
  • Creative media for children, through the FFC Publishing House
  • Promotion of family roles in the prevention of child abuse

References[edit]

  1. ^ Social Funds News
  2. ^ suzanne_k. "What Is Moo Baan Dek?". www.libed.org.uk. Retrieved 2018-11-26.
  3. ^ Desmond Teo Yen Koon. "About Moo Baan Dek Thailand Orphanage - Thailand Orphanage Charity Drive". Thailand Orphanage Charity Drive. Retrieved 2018-11-26.