Rayong officials distribute aid to Nikhom Pattana poor, elderly, students

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The Rayong Red Cross and 36 provincial agencies collaborated to distribute relief bags, welfare payments, bicycle and educational scholarships to residents in Nikhom Pattana.

The latest in a series of monthly “mobile government” outreach efforts saw Gov. Wichit Chatpaisit, his wife, Red Cross President Supranee Chatpaisit, Piya Pitutaesa, president of the Rayong Provincial Administrative Organization, and Nikhom Pattana District Chief Montchai Pinprasert meet residents at Nikhom School Sept. 20.

The Rayong Red Cross gave out 10 bicycles to poor children who have to travel far to school.The Rayong Red Cross gave out 10 bicycles to poor children who have to travel far to school.

The event saw officials pass out bags of supplies for flood victims, stipends to the elderly and poor, and sports equipment to schools. Supranee also gave out 10 bicycles to poor children who have to travel far to school and glasses to senior citizens.

The outreach effort also offered government services, such as registration of birth certificates, houses, land and cars; utility payments, career counseling, acceptance of complaints relating to labor, public services and pensions, and education on HM the King’s “sufficiency economy” philosophy.