Wat Huay Yai School opens charity-funded preschool

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Wat Huay Yai School brightened last week as the Chonburi facility opened new classrooms for preschool students funded in part by Procter & Gamble Foundation and the YWCA Bangkok-Pattaya Center.

YWCA Chairwoman Praichit Jetapai and Ganika Jaras-urai, director of corporate relations for P&G Trading (Thailand) Ltd. were on hand to cut the ribbon for the 800,000 baht Onpim Milinthasute building March 20.

School officials and honored guests open the new classrooms for preschool students funded in part by Procter & Gamble Foundation, Jesters Care For Kids, Metha Siri Construction, and the YWCA Bangkok-Pattaya Center.School officials and honored guests open the new classrooms for preschool students funded in part by Procter & Gamble Foundation, Jesters Care For Kids, Metha Siri Construction, and the YWCA Bangkok-Pattaya Center.

They also donated learning materials, jasmine rice, and sanitary products from P&G Thailand before joining TV personalities to provide lunch for students. Afterward, P&G donated 50,000 baht to the YWCA’s charity fund.

The preschool building, also built with funds and labor from Jesters Care For Kids and Metha Siri Construction includes classrooms, a library and nurses office covering more than 300 sq. meters. It replaces a 15-year-old wooden structure that had a roof, but no walls.

Metha Siri Construction Co., Ltd. donated the design and construction work. There were also many volunteers who helped with the building.