The Thailand Times – April 27, 2020
The School of Life Foundation of Thailand today completed the distribution of 15,000 Emergency parcels and 4500 cash transfers to Thailand’s poor, helping more than 19,500 families in desperate need during the Covid-19 crisis.
According to the School of Life’s founder Acharavadee Wongsakon, the non-profit organization undertook sending emergency parcels to 1000’s of families who lost their income during the Covid-19 crisis. Packages included various dry food and supplies that would help poor families survive during the International pandemic.
Volunteers for the School of Life foundation reported many cases of Thais who had lost their incomes and hope and had no place to turn to. But received Emergency parcels just in time.
Currently the deaths from suicides in Thailand related to Covid-19 is fast approaching same number as Covid-19 related deaths, 51.
The School of Life Foundation was established to teach Dhamma, Mediation, Morality and Buddhist values to children and adults throughout Thailand. Also associated with the School of Life Foundation are the Knowing Buddha Organization and Techo Vipassana Mediation centres.
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