Tags : Orphanage


Thailand seeks families to take in foster kids

Thailand’s Department of Social Development and Welfare’s Viengping Home is looking for 20 families to join its foster home project. The home’s superintendent head, Jiraporn Chaoprayoon Yamamoto said the home, covering 17 northern provinces, has in its care 580 children and youths, who were abandoned since birth, or whose parents were in prison or were […]Read More


4,455 children orphaned by unrest in Thailand’s deep South

The unrest in Thailand’s deep South has orphaned 4,455 children and widowed up to 2,295 women during the past eight years. The statistics have been compiled since 2004. Pattani has seen the highest number of or 1,691 orphaned children. Coming second was Narathiwat with 1,586 orphans. Yala came third with 1,027 orphaned victims. There have […]Read More


16 Dead in Malaysia Orphanage Landslide

Police in Malaysia say they have ended search and rescue operations after pulling 16 dead and nine survivors from the rubble of an orphanage that was hit by a landslide Saturday. Authorities said Sunday they recovered the bodies of 15 boys, aged eight to 15, and one adult. Six boys and three adults were rescued […]Read More