May 18, 2013
27 January 2012
Esso and DSO Chemical recently donated materials for the production of low-cost artificial limbs for the handicapped.
Esso, together with DSO Chemical, donated 840,000 product can lids to The Prostheses Foundation to use in making artificial limbs for the handicapped in commemoration of HM the King’s 84th birthday.
Mr. Yodpong Sutatham (3rd left), Director and Retail Sales Manager, Esso (Thailand) Public Company Limited, together with Mr. Siriboon Wangveerathananon (5th left), Chairman, DSO Chemical Co., Ltd. - a producer of diesel and benzene fuel conditioners, donated 840,000 product can lids to use in making artificial limbs for the handicapped, to Asst. Prof. Therdchai Jivacate (4th left), Secretary General, The Prostheses Foundation of H.R.H. The Princess Mother.
H.R.H. The Princess Mother established The Prostheses Foundation in 1992 to provide the physically handicapped with free prostheses, made from recycled materials, which are lighter, and are significantly less expensive to produce.
The product can lids presentation was recently held at The Prostheses Foundation, Chiangmai. Pictured are (from left to right): Mr. Isra Sunthornvipart, Public and Government Affairs Advisor, Esso; Mr. Mongkolnimit Auacherdkul, Director and Manager for Public and Government Affairs, Esso; Mr. Yodpong Sutatham, Director and Retail Sales Manager, Esso; Asst. Prof. Therdchai Jivacate, Secretary General, The Prostheses Foundation; Mr. Siriboon Wangveerathananon, Chairman, DSO Chemical; Ms. Chutikarn Wangveerathananon, Managing Director, DSO Chemical; and Lion Sathaporn Promsri, The Lions Club of Chiangmai Wiangping.
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Richard Abela, country president of Novartis (Thailand) has donated Bt473,000 to the Pattaya Redemptorist School for the Blind, under the patronage of HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.
General Motors vice president of global manufacturing and president of international operations Tim Lee recently joined GM Southeast Asia president Martin Apfel to hand out 130 virtually indestructible footballs to schoolchildren in Chon Buri.