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TIMELINE BAANCHIVITMAI

1989

Chiang Rai

BCM starts operations in Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. They rent 2 wooden houses and the business takes off.

BaanChivitMai formed

BCM founded by Eva Olofsson Klongtoey in Bangkok's slums.

ORGANISATION

Chiang Rai

BCM starts operations in Chiang Rai in northern Thailand. They rent 2 wooden houses and the business takes off.

1995

Huadoi

The home of HuaDoi inaugurated

Huadoi

The home of HuaDoi inaugurated

2001

Phayagong

The home Phayagong, far up in the mountains, opens.

2002

1994

BaanChivitMai formed

Tawai Sawapitak starts as the director for the foundation

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1997

2002

"Eden"

The HIV sufferers moves into the home, Eden

The Bakery

BCM Bakery opened in the midst of Chiang Rai's city center.

We believe that education is the best way out of poverty.

Royal visit

The Swedish royal couple visiting HuaDoi.

2003

2005

The couple Ekelyck takes over

Eva Olofsson retires, and Madeleine and Inge Ekelyck start as contact persons for BCM in Sweden

2005

The bakery expands

A completely new and greater local buy-in and the BCM Bakery also offers numerous food.

2006

MaeChan

The home MaeChan opens with 30 children.

New Director

Meechai Wongvoravit starts as new director.

2008

ThAid formed

The founding organisation ThAid is formed in Norway.
Read more about the Foundation here.

MaeSuay

The home in Mae Suay is built and children in Phayagong moves there.

2010

2011

MaeChan closed

The home MaeChan closed because of air pollution and the children move to HuaDoi.

BCM Sweden formed

The founding organisation BCM Sweden (current Child Friend) is formed.

Read more about Child Friend here.

2012

2012

New Director

The board assigns Knut Inge Bergem to be the new director.

HIV Children at Eden

The HIV infected children are integrated with the other children at Huadoi.

The medicine is working well and there is minimal risk of disease transmission

2013

2012

New Director

Knut-Inge Bergem takes over the director chore.

New board members

A new Board of directors is established, with 2 members from Thailand, Sweden and Norway.

MaeSuay

The home in MaeSuay is taken over from former staff at the same place

2015

2016

Youths move to Chiang Rai

The older children are moving in to the city of Chiangrai in a rented house, to get more indecency and life experience

English program
The new English program starts up, giving committed students the opportunity to study in USA

2016

2016

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CONTACT US

The BaanChivitMai Foundation, which means “Home for New Life”, is an independent local relief organization in Thailand that has saved several hundred children and youth from a life of prostitution and drug dealing. Through BCM's ministry, at-risk children and youth are provided with a safe place to live and the opportunity to attend public school. Your donation makes a difference by creating opportunities for children to have a new beginning and a new life.

 

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Phonenumbers:
Office: +66 53 712 357

Director: +66 816 811 661

BaanChivitMai, Chiang Rai 

591 Moo 6, Ban Hua Doi
T.Tasai, A. Muang,
Chiang Rai 57000 Thailand

Email: 
baanchivitmai@gmail.com