Development and Education Programme for Daughters and Communities Centre

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P.O. Box 10
Mae Sai

About Us

Our Mission Statement

The Development and Education Program for Daughters and Communities in the Greater Mekong Sub-region is a non-profit, community-based Non-Governmental Organization located in northern Thailand. DEPDC/GMS works to prevent and protect vulnerable ethnic minority youth from labour exploitation, particularly trafficking into the commercial sex industry. The DEPDC/GMS umbrella consists of three independent program sites within Chiang Rai Province. While each site varies by projects and goals, DEPDC/GMS overall aims to provide:


-Vocational and life skills training

-Shelter and protection

-Family and community outreach services

-Youth leadership development

-Food security through sustainable agriculture.

Currently running projects:

-Shan Youth Safety Training to End Risk Migration

-Chiang Kong Safe Shelter

-Half Day School

-Community Learning Centre

Latest Listings

International Volunteer - Child Rights, Education & Protection - Mae Sai, Northern Thailand (Volunteer Opportunity)