Chiang Mai

 

 CHILD’S DREAM

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Child’s Dream works to empower marginalised communities in the Mekong Sub-Region to shape their own futures. They strive to achieve this by working with communities to improve healthcare and education for children and provide socioeconomic opportunities for families.

Website: http://childsdream.org/thailand/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/childsdreamfoundation

Info: http://childsdream.org/engage/volunteer/

Location: Chiang Mai 


THE GARDEN OF HOPE

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The Garden of Hope works to protect vulnerable and at-risk children and teenage women from abuse and exploitation by equipping and enabling them to develop maturity and responsibility.

Website: http://thegardenofhope.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thegardenofhopethailand

Info: http://thegardenofhope.org/getinvolved.html

Location: Chiang Mai


NIKKI’S PLACE – AGAPE HOME

agaAgape Home cares for babies with HIV/AIDS and is dedicated to alleviating the plight of children impacted by the spread of HIV/AIDS across Thailand. Many of the children who come to the Agape Home to live are – or are at risk of being – HIV positive. Many of them have already lost their parents to AIDS, and there are no other options for their care.

Website: http://www.nikkisplace.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nikkisplaceagapehome

Info: http://www.nikkisplace.org/volunteer-in-thailand/

Location: Chiang Mai


CARE FOR DOGS

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Care For Dogs runs a rescue centre for homeless dogs and puppies in Chiang Mai involving reducing their numbers via sterilisation and adoption, and the provision of medical care when required. They also actively work toward eliminating the illegal trade in dog meat.

Website: http://www.carefordogs.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/street.dog.rescue

Info: http://www.carefordogs.org/volunteer/volunteer-summary/

Location: Chiang Mai


MAGICAL LIGHT FOUNDATION

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Magical Light Foundation is devoted to providing schooling for children who would otherwise not have a  chance to receive an education. To this end, they offer free computer lessons,  language tuition and other useful classes for the disadvantaged.

Website: http://magicallightfoundation.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MagicalLightFoundationChiangMai

Info: http://magicallightfoundation.org/volunteer-2/

Location: Chiang Mai


LANNA DOG WELFARE

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Lanna Dog Welfare works with local governments and communities to promote animal welfare and humane dog population control in Chiang Mai.

Website: http://www.lannadog.net/blog/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lannadogwelfare

Info: http://www.lannadog.net/blog/?page_id=165

Location: Chiang Mai


WILDFLOWER HOME

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Wildflower Home provides a safe shelter, education, health and other services for young single mothers who are either pregnant or already have young children. They offer emotional and educational support to help them move from crisis and poverty into secure jobs or continuing education after they leave the Home.

Website: http://wildflowerhome.net/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WildflowerHome

Info: http://wildflowerhome.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=107&Itemid=162&lang=en

Location: Chiang Mai


PUN PUN CENTER FOR SELF RELIANCE

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Pun Pun is a small organic farm, seed saving center, and sustainable living and learning center. They strive to find more ways to live a more self reliant lifestyle by growing organic food, building their own natural homes, and experimenting with low tech appropriate technologies. They seek to bring back the tradition of seed saving amongst farmers and growers by collecting, propagating, and exchanging indigenous and rare varieties.

Website: http://punpunthailand.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pun-Pun-Organic-Farm/181581223532

Info: http://punpunthailand.org/indexa2fe.html?page_id=887

Location: Chiang Mai (Mae Taeng village)


RAIN TREE FOUNDATION

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Rain Tree Foundation is a social welfare organization dedicated to helping disadvantaged people in rural areas. Their main focus is child education and community projects.

Website: http://raintree-foundation.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rain-Tree-Foundation/179376458745735

Info: http://raintree-foundation.org/index.php?id=239

Location: Chiang Mai (Map)


THE GIBBON REHABILITATION PROJECT

grpThe Gibbon Rehabilitation Project seeks to develop a method to successfully rehabilitate white-handed gibbons back into their natural habitat. They also strive to end the demand for the illegal use of gibbons as tourists attractions and as pets.

Website: http://www.gibbonproject.org/gibbon-rehabilitation-project-chiang-mai

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gibbonproject.chiangmai/

Info: http://www.gibbonproject.org/volunteer

Location: Contact organisation.


 SANTISOOK DOG AND CAT RESCUE

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Santisook Rescue Foundation is run by small group of Thai people dedicated to helping the cats and dogs of Chiang Mai. They are striving to make their lives better, and to work within communities to find solutions to dog and cat related problems.

Website: http://www.santisookdogsandcats.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/santisookdogandcatrescuefoundation

Info: http://www.santisookdogsandcats.org/en/volunteer/

Location: Chiang Mai


PANYA PROJECT

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Panya Project was established to experiment with and model an integrally sustainable way of living in the wet/dry tropics.  This project aims for sustainability not only in the physical environment, but also in the social environment, our physical bodies and the spiritual, emotional and intellectual realms.

Website: http://www.panyaproject.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThePanyaProject/

Info: http://www.panyaproject.org/get-involved/

Location: Chiang Mai


 BAAN DEK FOUNDATION

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Baan Dek Foundation is an innovative organisation providing support to migrant children in need. They take care of over 1,000 children in Chiang Mai providing critical assistance making sure they can access education, healthcare and live in a safe environment.

Website: http://www.baandekfoundation.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kids-Home-Foundation-1561457697460242

Info: http://www.baandekfoundation.org/getinvolved/#volunteer

Location: Chiang Mai


WARM HEART WORLDWIDE

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Warm Heart work with volunteers, communities, local schools, and strategic partners, to tackle problems that have kept generations of families in poverty. Through a cooperative effort they are addressing family care, education, micro-enterprise, environmental concerns, and health care for the elderly and needy.

Website: http://www.warmheartworldwide.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/warmheartworldwide/

Info: http://www.warmheartworldwide.org/volunteer/

Location: Phrao


 SAHAINAN ORGANIC PERMACULTURE FARM

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Sahainan‘s  purpose is to build and maintain a sustainable way of life—one in which the well-being of the planet and all life that live upon it is of utmost importance. They are striving to become a leading permaculture demonstration and education center—a place where all walks of life can gain the knowledge necessary to change the world.

Website: http://www.sahainan.com/

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Info: http://www.sahainan.com/volunteer/

Location: Nan


MAEMUT GARDEN

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Maemut Garden welcomes volunteers with an interest in tropical agriculture, natural building and permaculture or Thai culture. They offer a rare opportunity to combine a hands-on but relaxed experience of tropical agriculture, developed along natural farming principles, with full immersion in a small farming community, in a very scenic setting with forests and waterfalls on the doorstep.

Website: http://maemutgarden.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Maemut-Garden-161197837337836/

Info: http://maemutgarden.com/visits-internships/

Location: Mae Mut


TACOMEPAI ORGANIC FARM

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Tacomepai is a traditional organic community farm run by a local Yon family who strive to maintain a sustainable and environmentally caring way of life. It is also a permaculture education cantre which demonstrates sustainable living and offers courses.

Website: http://www.tacomepai.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tacomepai/214049465274276

Info: http://www.tacomepai.com/2012/index.php/contact-us-reserve

Location: Pai


STARFISH COUNTRY HOME SCHOOL

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Starfish Country Home School is a small organization striving to give significant assistance to a relatively limited number of benefactors rather than scaling larger with a small amount of assistance. The schools give an education boarding school environment for orphans and children living in extreme poverty. All of their schools teach bilingual Thai-English, and volunteers are often used to help support English language learning as well as school-related activities.

Website: http://www.schsf.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/schsf/

Info: email : admin@schsf.org

Location: Chiang Mai (Map)


SCHOOL FOR LIFE

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School for Life is an internationally sponsored project in Thailand that provides home and care for children who live in difficult situations. Among them are children who lost their relatives in the 2004 Tsunami; children whose parents are killed or are missing, and children who have escaped from situations of brutality and abuse. School for Life provides for their basic needs, offers psychosocial and medical care, and a new home, aims to make the best possible education available to them, and respects their right to a happy childhood.

Website: http://www.school-for-life.asia/

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Info: http://www.school-for-life.asia/index.php/programs/volunteers-and-experts

Location: Chiang Mai 


LIFE DEVELOPMENT CENTER

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Life Development Center seeks to improve vulnerable tribal people’s environmental conditions through increasing knowledge, competency, and social accountability through the creation of sustainable income generating projects. They promote community health care, self-reliance and solidarity with a holistic development approach.

Website: http://ldcl.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Life-Development-Center-216009121764299/

Info: http://ldcl.org/Individual_Volunteer_Application_Form.pdf

Location: Chiang Dao


DAUGHTERS RISING

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Daughters Rising aims to empower at-risk girls through education to end trafficking and exploitation in their communities and break the cycle of inter-generational poverty.

Website: http://daughtersrising.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DaughtersRising/

Info: http://daughtersrising.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Location: Chiang Mai


 

 

MOVE LANNA

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Move Lanna helps volunteers find social projects in Northern Thailand, where you can make a real difference. They aim to help the smaller, rural projects that you will not usually hear about.

Website: http://movelanna.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/movelanna

Info: http://movelanna.org/FAQs.html

Location: Chiang Mai ; Phrao


CREATING BALANCE THAILAND

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Creating Balance Thailand‘s mission is to break through the situations and thought patterns of individuals or groups of people who have stagnated and become excluded in the development of a healthy stable life. Their vision is that by their social care support program everyone can obtain a “normal” life with happiness.

Website: http://www.creatingbalancethailand.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CreatingBalanceFoundationThailand

Info: http://www.creatingbalancethailand.com/site/index.php/en/volunteering/requirements-for-a-volunteer

Location: Chiang Mai


 MOTHERLAND ORGANIC FARMSTAY

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Motherland Farmstay’s goal is to cultivate a sustainable, village-like, environment that essentially functions in accord with local Thai lifestyle traditions and customs. Currently, this organic farm is being run by a local Thai family, on their farmland.

Website: https://motherlandfarmstay.wordpress.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Motherlandfarmstay

Info: http://www.chiangmaiprivatetours.com/farmstay/motherland-organic-farmstay-thailand/

Location: Chun (Map)


WAT AND POH’S JUNGLE VILLAGE

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Wat and Poh live a sustainable life in a small Karen village in the Mae Wang district, Northern Thailand. They welcome volunteers on their farm to give them an opportunity to learn about sustainability, organic farming, Karen culture and cooking. 

Website: http://watpohsjunglevillage.wix.com/home

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/layaofarm/

Info: http://watpohsjunglevillage.wix.com/home#!volunteer/z7c0a

Location: Mae Wang


 ATMA SEVA

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ATMA SEVA facilitates The Wat Doi Saket Project (WDSP) which is a cultural exchange program that places volunteers to teach conversational English to Buddhist monks in Northern Thailand. The WDSP works with 18 Buddhist temples and 3 Government schools and is a serious ESL program with the goal to improve language and literacy skills. They also contribute to meaningful community work in the areas they are located.

Website: https://atmaseva.wordpress.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/atmaseva/

Info: http://www.vergemagazine.com/program-search/volunteer-abroad/education/atma-seva-wat-doi-saket-project.html

Location: Chiang Mai


 HAPPY HEALING HOME – BAAN RAKSA ORGANIC FARM

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BAAN RAKSA means Healing Home in Thai. They aim to teach the world about sustainable living and meditation. You can also learn about sustainable agriculture, organic farming, forest survival, medicinal plants, Lanna cooking and so much more.

Website: http://happyhealinghome.weebly.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Baan-Raksa-Organic-Farm-Happy-Healing-Home-416278938401003/

Info: http://happyhealinghome.weebly.com/volunteer.html#map

Location: Samoeng


 SANGOB FOUNDATION

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Sangob Foundation seeks to preserve and transmit ancient artistic, agricultural and cultural knowledge, both locally and internationally. Their projects are educational and contribute to perpetuate endangered customs such as traditional agricultural practices, ethnic music and dance, weaving, spiritual ceremonies, natural healing and natural building. They also aim at supporting local farmers, artists, craftsmen, teachers, students and disadvantaged children through their projects, events and workshops, while connecting them with the broader community.

Website: http://sangobcm.wix.com/sangob

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sangobcm/

Info: http://sangobcm.wix.com/sangob#!volunteering/c1r49

Location: Chiang Mai


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