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Suwannimit Foundation visited the Embassy

Published Monday February 27 2017

Dr. Cynthia Maung, founder of the Mae Tao Clinic and members of the executive team of Suwannimit Foundation visited the Embassy in Bangkok on 27 February 2017, in order to express their gratitude and appreciation for Luxembourg’s continued support of the Clinic’s and the Foundation’s work in favour of refugees, migrants and orphans along the Thai-Myanmar border.

Dr. Cynthia, a medical doctor who left Myanmar in 1989 after the People Power Uprising of 1988, was recently awarded the AidEx Humanitarian Hero of the Year Award in recognition of her contribution to health education and protection to conflict-affected communities, migrant workers and displaced children.

Luxembourg has given support to the Mae Tao Clinic and associated Learning Centers for migrant children from Myanmar, through the Suvannimit Foundation based in Mae Sot (Tak Province), since 2010.

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