Organisations

Planned Parenthood Association of Thailand (PPAT)

Thailand

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8 Soi Vibhavadi-Rangsit 44
Ladyao
Chatuchak
Bangkok 10900

PPAT's objectives are to provide information, guidance, counselling, education and training about family planning, reproductive/sexual health, sex education, family life education, empowerment of women and quality of life development for the general public and more specifically its target groups. It also aims to stimulate and promote the individual's responsibility toward their families in order to improve the quality of life of each family and community, and the country as a whole. It has a network of 7 clinics. The resource centre is open to the public

Rural Outreach

Thailand

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PO Box 97
Udon Thani 41000

The Rural Outreach provides education about HIV/AIDS and sexual/reproductive health for rural housewives, youth and parents. Aims to improve understanding of relationships within the family, how to prevent HIV/AIDS and how to protect oneself from contracting HIV

Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)

Thailand

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37/1 Soi Petchburi 15
Petchburi Rd
Bangkok 10400

PATH is an international NGO dedicated to improving health and family planning services in developing countries by the development, adaptation and production of appropriate technological and communication materials. PATH directs an HIV/AIDS education and prevention project for Injecting drug users. It is also developing HIV/AIDS counselling material and workshops for all sectors of society. PATH finances the development of locally produced contraceptives and new testing technology. The resource centre is not open to the public

Foundation for the Employment Promotion of the Blind (FEPB)

Thailand

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2218/86 Chan Road
Chongnontri, Yannawa
Bangkok 10120

FEPB has been established for the purpose of training blind people for various jobs. Blind men and women from throughout the country come to the foundation for the following training courses: trditional Thai massage; braille; mobility and orientation skills, computer operation; music; and astrology. It also cooperates with the non-formal education department and vocational department of the Ministry of Education providing special courses. The FEPB resource centre is open to the public

ActionAid International

South Africa

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PostNet Suite No 248
Private Bag x31
Saxonwold 2132
Johannesburg

ActionAid International works in 35 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Through long term development, relief and peace building work, ActionAid aims to secure lasting improvements in people's quality of lives and to support poor and marginalised groups to secure their basic rights to live a more fulfilled and dignified life. ActionAid works in partnership with over 2,000 civil society partners ranging from village-based AIDS support and women’s credit groups to national peasants’ movements and global education campaigns. ActionAid also works with national and local governments in poor countries to ensure that they respect, protect and fulfil their citizens’ human rights. ActionAid’s work reaches 13 million of the world’s poorest people and it employs 1,800 staff - 90% of them from developing countries

Youth Career Initiative (YCI)

UK

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International Tourism Partnership
Business in the Community
137 Shepherdess Walk
London
N1 7RQ
United Kingdom

ITP’s Youth Career Initiative (YCI) offers young people who are particularly vulnerable the opportunity to gain the skills and experience they need to take the first step in their career.

The three-month programme starts with classroom training in basic hospitality and English language skills. Then, through our unique partnership with world-leading hotel companies, we offer hands-on experience within the hotel industry.

We support young people, aged 18-24, who have faced a wide range of barriers, including people from low income families, those living without parental care, survivors of human trafficking, refugees and people with disabilities.

YCI creates an opportunity for both professional and personal development, equipping our graduates with the practical skills and self-belief to reach for greater goals.

Life Development Centre (LDC)

Thailand

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PO Box 300
Chiangmai 50000

The project aims to provide young people from hill tribes with education and information concerning HIV/AIDS prevention to prepare them for when they migrate to cities looking for employment. LDC is a member of the Northern-Thai/Australia Prevention on AIDS and Care Programme

Y Care International (YMCA)

UK

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3-9 Southampton Row
London WC1B 5HY

The international development agency of the YMCA movement. Focuses on the needs and contributions of young people in the developing world, who face the severest of economic and social conditions. They aim to provide financial support for projects that aim to promote self-sufficiency. Funds are chanelled through local YMCAs, which develop projects with their local communities. They aim to broaden the opportunities available to marginalised young people and enable them to escape the poverty trap. They also aim to raise the awareness of development issues in the UK