World Vision Foundation is a global humanitarian organization, dedicates itself to work with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. It is active in nearly 100 countries with over 170 emergency responses. In Thailand, it has been working for over 44 years on improving the well-being of children, families, and communities. It has over 76 development projects nationwide.
Due to the fast-evolving situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and the worst drought in 60 years in Loei, World Vision Foundation Thailand has approached IVLF for sponsorship towards their project, to provide clean water facilities and protective gear to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the Bann Sum-Plaow School and Bann Non Kok Kha School in Loei. They also organized basic personal healthcare workshops for the students and people in the communities to raise awareness of COVID-19.
On September 28, 2020, the IVL Foundation handed over the water filtration systems to the Ban Non Kok Kha School and the Ban Sam Phrao School in Loei province. The IVL Foundation also provided COVID-19 personal protective supplies to the students at both schools.
The water filtration system at each school can provide approximately 2,000 liters of clean drinking water per day which is sufficient to meet the needs of 375 children and 1,388 adults at schools and the nearby communities.