Garden to Market- Helping the poor to grow food! Feed 1275 slum dwellers for a year in Thailand Feed 1275 slum dwellers for a year in Thailand Feed 1275 slum dwellers for a year in Thailand

Hand to Hand Foundation

Org #47122
Vetted since 2018
2010
year founded
$66,042
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The reality for many underprivileged people in Pattaya, is a life that is entrapped by poverty and abuse. Their lives are marked by a lack of adequate care, food, shelter and an uncertainty about the future. Many of these people earn a meager living as street vendors, garbage collectors, prostitutes or beggars. Drug & alcohol abuse is common in these communities, making them very dangerous places for children to grow up in. Those living in the slums are also at constant risk of abuse and exploitation, and a way to break out of this cycle of poverty seems almost impossible. Slum dwellers are often without the benefits of a house registration, which is needed to access healthcare, educati... read more

Project Leaders
Margaret Grainger
Margaret Grainger
Team
Crystal R Houston, Julia Mc Connell, Wasana Phutanurak, Nokrata Partridge, Bikar Natchayada, Somjit Arbnaga
Organization Information
418/39 Suksabai Villa 3
Pattaya, 20150
Thailand
+66890936067
Organization Information
418/39 Suksabai Villa 3
Pattaya, 20150
Thailand
+66890936067

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Nov 23, 2022
Some take out loans just to feed their kids!
This month we were alerted to the plight of a mother who was working as a waitress at a local cafe. The owner saw that the worker was always tired and in constant distress, so he took her aside to fid...
Nov 7, 2022
We did it!
In the month of October a team from Hand to Hand rode 800km over a period of 16 days.   It was great fun as sponsors joined us for a day or two also helping to raise...
Oct 18, 2022
Reaping the Rewards
Teaching people job skills is a great idea, but if there is no where to sell the wares then the project has little value. Our training programs in cooking, furniture/ woodwork crafts, gardening and...
 
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