Founded in 2000, Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play programs help children in more than 20 countries build the essential life skills to help them better their futures and drive lasting social change.
Attending the award ceremony were Right To Play Thailand Foundation representatives including Ernesto Rebustillo, Regional Training Officer, Natchawi Wadman, Life Skills Development Program Manager and Jermpong Amornvisaisoradej, Project Coordinator. Presiding over the ceremony was Justice Minister Chaikasem Nitisiri.
Right To Play Thailand Foundation implements 2 major programs in Thailand, one of which is the Life Skills Development Program that promotes play and activity-based learning activities associated with developing life skills through a learner centered and experiential learning approach in partnership with Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Justice. The Sport and Play Program for Burmese Refugees is the other major program which trains refugee community members to provide children and youth living in this protracted refugee situation with a sense of normalcy as they deliver holistic child development activities.
In 2012, we reached about 400 young offenders through Sport and Play Program promoting life skills development. Right To Play Thailand Foundation is officially proclaimed as a public charitable organization according to the declaration of the Ministry of Finance on Income Tax and VAT in 2013.
For media inquiries, please contact
Program Officer (Life Skills Development Program)
Right To Play Thailand Foundation
P + 66 (0) 2740 3520 EXT. 117