Donation Options

Support 100 Thai prisoners and families with HIV



Crime frequently occurs against a backdrop of poverty; many prisoners and the families have big needs. Supporting their well being will improve quality of life and give a chance to a better future.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

HIV presents a major challenge to prison populations worldwide. The prisons in Bangkok, as elsewhere, house a disproportionate number of individuals of low economic and educational status. This puts them statistically at risk of both incarceration and HIV. Apart form health care concerns, the emotional well being of the prisoners is poor; overcrowded cells, lack of stimulation is combined with depression. The families of prisoners are often in need too, having lost the breadwinner.

How will this project solve this problem?

Our program visits 100 prisoners with HIV. As part of a follow-up to their release, we offer counseling and financial help to provide for the health and well being of their families.

Potential Long Term Impact

Through the support of Siam-Care the 100 prisoners and their families have improved their quality of life; attend school, have jobs and enough food and necessities and are thus less likely to (re)partake in criminal activities in the future.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $8,867
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $21,133
Total Funding Goal: $30,000

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Donate by US Mobile Phone

Text GIVE 7304 to 80088 to donate $10 to Support 100 Thai prisoners and families with HIV. Message and data rates may apply. Only works for US mobile phones.
TXT MSG from our lawyers: Note that your $10 donation will be made to the GlobalGiving Foundation-Support 100 Thai prisoners and families with HIV project. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by the account holder. You must reply YES to the confirmation message. You must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Text STOP to 80088 to stop all communication. Text HELP to 80088 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Full Terms: Privacy Policy:
An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $15
  • $25
  • $50
  • $100
  • $200
  • $300
  • $15
    each month
  • $25
    each month
  • $50
    each month
  • $100
    each month
  • $200
    each month
  • $300
    each month
  • $
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?


Project Leader

Jan-Peter Kelder

Manager of Communications
Bangkok, Thailand

Where is this project located?

Map of Support 100 Thai prisoners and families with HIV
Great; we do too!
Enter your email address to receive updates from this project and from GlobalGiving
We respect your privacy.