May 19, 2013
10 January 2012
Siemens Thailand has brought warmth and happiness to kids in the cool and mountainous north of Thailand.
Winter is a pleasant time for most urban dwellers, but not for the students in the remote and very cold mountainous areas who do not have adequate warm clothing to cope with the cold snap.
Realizing the cold condition that may affect students’ health and study Siemens Ltd. Thailand, led by Khun Prapassorn Virothai, Vice President and Head of Communications Dept., carried out the company’s annual caring hands activity by donating warming kits including 500 sweaters and 500 pair of socks to the preschool and primary students most of which came from a hill-tribe Hmong families in Nan province.
The distribution ceremony presided over by Mr. Sangthai Meesunthorn, Expert in Follow-up and Evaluation of Basic Education Management of the Office of the Basic Education Commission, was held at Baan Doi Tew School in a pretty cold morning with biting and chilly wind. The representatives of the schools in the area also gathered at the ceremony to collect the clothing for their students.
Happiness was etched on the faces of the children when they received their sweaters. The warming kits distribution at Baan Doi Tew left all the children smiling with new sweaters and socks.
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