Address : P.O Box 47, Mae Sariang, Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand 58110
Tel : +66 (0) 5362 1090
Fax : +66 (0) 5362 1076
Email : email@example.com
Website : www.darenetwork.com
Chairperson: Dr. Jaroon Jittiwutikarn MD.
Drungfree Director: Ms. Pam Rogers
HR & training: Ms. Sivalee Kasemsilpa
Ruammit Foundation for Youth and Children
Drug & Alcohol Recovery & Education Network
DARE Network is a grassroots national NGO. DARE Network provides culturally appropriate non-medical treatment and prevention education to reduce substance abuse and associated societal problems within the communities of the displaced ethnic people from Burma, along the Thai-Burma border.
Name of Organization : RUAM MIT Foundation for Youth and Children
Year Started Working with Displaced Burmese : 2000
Sector(s) of Work : Community-based Addiction Services
Work Locations with Displaced Burmese :
- Mae Hong Son Province: Ban Kwai/Ban Tractor, Ban Mae Surin, Mae Ra Oon, Mae Ra Ma Luang;
- Tak Province: Mae Sot, Maela, Umpium Mai , Nupoe
- Kanchanaburi Province: Ban Don Yan
- Ratchaburi Province: Tham Hin
Funding Sources : Canada Fund for Burmese Refugees, Refugees International Japan, UNHCR, IRC, Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund, Private Donations.
Ruammit Foundation for Youth and Children DARE Network, a grassroots localorganization is community based, built by its owncommunities to serve the addiction needs of the people. Ruammit DARE is in a unique position to meet these needs as it is the only organization providing comprehensive addiction services to the displaced people of Burma on the Thai/Burma border. Although supported by International Donors, Ruammit DARE is operated by local people.
Our priorities to strengthen communities, change attitudes and beliefs through education and to create a cohesive and wide-spread, accessible challenge to addiction throughout the displaced communities from Burma represents a way in which these diverse groups can work together to build healthy communities in mind, body and spirit.