City, private sector targets aid for high-risk Naklua kids

Friday, 31 August 2012 From Issue Vol. XX No. 35 By  Sunturak Sangdokmai

The Pattaya Social Welfare Department and area businesses and organizations joined together to brighten the future of high-risk children in Naklua through art and education.

Deputy Mayor Wutisak Rermkitkarn presided over the Aug. 26 event in the Old Naklua Market neighborhood.

Sponsors, including Tesco-Lotus department stores, the Y.W.C.A. Bangkok-Pattaya Center, Rotary Club and HRH Princess Sirindhorn Vocational Training Center provided gifts given to children of families residing in low-income housing.

Deputy Mayor Wutisak Rermkitkarn presides over the Aug. 26 event in the Old Naklua Market neighborhood. Deputy Mayor Wutisak Rermkitkarn presides over the Aug. 26 event in the Old Naklua Market neighborhood.

Activities included coloring dolls, clay sculpting, drawing, and finger-painting. Sponsors also talked to kids about drug addiction and AIDS, as well as offer free haircuts and sweets for dessert.

The project is one in a series organized by city hall to aid low-income children seen as high risk of becoming involved in drugs and prostitution, or otherwise affected by family problems, crime and unhealthy environments.

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